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
Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 4: Overview
First-time fraction fiends make paper-folding models for unit and non-unit fractions. They follow teacher-led directions to make models that show 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, and 12 equal parts. An array of fraction review worksheets are included to...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Fraction Representations - Grade One
Early learners identify commonly used fractions such as halves, thirds, and fourths. There are many activities in this three part instructional activity. They use manipulatives to develop an understanding of fractions and fractional...
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solve Fraction Word Problems: Using Key Words and Pictures
Word problems are the focus in the seventh of eight lessons on understanding fractions. Young mathematicians are instructed in finding key words to solve the problem using a four-step system: 1) find the unit 2) find the total number of...
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
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