Fractions: One Half of the Whole
In this recognizing halves as fractional parts of wholes worksheet, students identify and shade the figures that are divided in half. Students color and explain 12 answers.
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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
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, learners are asked to determine whether or not one half of each circle is shaded. To support...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
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
Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers: Using Repeated Addition
Prior experience with addition of fractions guides young mathematicians as they learn how to multiply fractions by whole numbers. The first video in this two-part series outlines this process with clear explanations and examples....
4 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Count Fractions to Make 1 Whole
Understanding how many fractions make one whole is a big step for young mathematicians. In the sixth video of this series, pupils look at visual models as they learn to count up fractions to make a whole. Students then apply this new...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed