If you have The Hershey Chocolate Candy Bar book, reading it makes an alluring anticipatory activity for a lesson on fractions. Learners use paper cutouts to consider the concept of thirds. The lesson concludes with a Bingo-style fraction game!
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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
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
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
Understand Fractions as Fair Shares
Young mathematicians get their fair share of learning in the first video of this four-part series on fractions. Multiple examples are presented that visually demonstrate how each piece must be equal in size when breaking a whole into...
3 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed