Fractions Are All Around Us
Students discuss how fractions are used in their everyday lives and where they are commonly found. They, in groups, locate and list examples of fractions found in the classroom and then share their results.
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Listing Fractions in Increasing Size
Increase the depth of your class's fractional number sense with this number-ordering activity. Given four fractions, each with different numerators and denominators, young learners are asked to place them in order from smallest to...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 20: Overview
Whether you're measuring the ingredients for a recipe or splitting pizza between some friends, fractions are everywhere. Teach young mathematicians how to add fractions in order to solve real-world problems with this elementary math lesson.
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Compare Fractions with the Same Denominator by Reasoning About Their Size
Comparing fractions has never been so easy! The visual models and verbal explanations in the second video of this series clearly demonstrate how to compare two fractions with the same denominator. After working through multiple examples,...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed