Fractions and Halves
Fourth graders examine halves of a whole and discover through activities that they must be exactly equal in size. Working with Geoboards and Dot-Paper Squares, the class practices finding halves that are both congruent and incongruent.
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Locating Fractions Greater than One on the Number Line
Supplement your lesson on improper fractions with this simple resource. Working on number lines labeled with whole numbers between 0 and 5, young mathematicians represent basic improper fractions with halves and thirds. The fractions...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Representing Half of a Circle
Geometric shapes make great visual models for introducing young mathematicians to the concept of fractions. Looking at a series of four circles, students are asked to determine whether or not one half of each circle is shaded. To support...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Recognize Fractions: Breaking Shapes into Equal Parts
Introduce young mathematicians to the concept of fractions by cutting shapes into pieces. The first video in this eight-part series starts by making a clear distinction between whole numbers and fractions. A circle is then used to...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed