Students are introduced to fractions by completing 2 pages of problems with a pizza theme. They complete a chart where they name the fractional part they see in pizzas, then shade the pizzas to solve 1o word problems.
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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 Two Different Pizzas
What better way to learn about fractions than with a couple pizzas? Help Jessica figure out how much of the pizza she has eaten, while teaching your class that fractions refer to a specific whole amount. This problem will be challenging...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Exploring Equivalent Fractions
An extensive lesson explores equivalent fractions and is intended for three 60-minute periods. Young mathematicians compare and order fractions with like and unlike denominators. Included are worksheets, assessments, and answer sheets;...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Use Circle Models to Find Simple Equivalent Fractions
Visual models are an essential component of all introductory lessons on fractions. In the second video of this series, circle models are used to support young mathematicians as they continue learning about equivalent fractions. Engaging...
3 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
PIZZA = "Fractions: Any Way You Slice It!"
Who doesn't love pizza! Explore and investigate the relationship between fractions using pizza. Third graders will compare equivalent fractions using paper pizza slices. They also define equal fractions by comparing fractional parts to...
3rd - 4th 21st Century Skills