Fractions are Pieces of the Pie
In this fractions are pieces of the pie worksheet, 4th graders draw straight lines to cut four circles into either 2, 4, 3, or 8 pieces, color one piece and name that fraction.
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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...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Fractions with a Different Whole
What was Bryce's mistake? Through analysis of a student work example, learners develop their own ability to compare the fractions one fourth and one half. Central to this activity is the concept that, when comparing fractions, the whole...
3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Fractions: Adding and Subtracting
Young mathematicians piece together the puzzle of fractions. Starting with the addition and subtraction of fractions with like denominators, this series of example problems and skills practice exercises transitions learners to working...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Use Area Models to Generate Equivalent Fractions
When using visual models, it can be difficult for learners to realize that the shape of the pieces doesn't affect the fraction they represent. The third video of this series explains that as long as the whole amount is cut into...
4 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Create Equivalent Fractions by Modeling with Pattern Blocks
The familiarity young learners have with pattern blocks make them a great tool for exploring the concept of equivalent fractions. Using the hexagon as one whole, the first video in this series goes on to explain the fractions represented...
5 mins 2nd - 5th 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