In this unit fractions worksheet, students solve the six word problems using the parts and wholes for each problem to help find the fraction number.
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Using Benchmarks to Compare Fractions
Introduce a new strategy for comparing fractions by analyzing Melissa's use of benchmarks. Walk the class through her process, calling on students to explain their understanding of each step she took. Then practice this method on two...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Convert Unit Fractions into Repeating Decimals
Unit fractions are commonly used and your learners will be able to convert into a repeating decimal after this video. Have them review different topics they may have previously covered such as rational numbers, terminating decimals, and...
6 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Introducing Non-Unit Fractions and Equivalents
Two Cyberchase videos inspire elementary mathematicians to understand fractions. Worksheets are provided to walk viewers through the concepts taught in the videos. You can't go wrong when using educational cartoons such as these! They...
3rd - 5th 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
Gecko Mathematics: Multiplying Unit Fractions
Make learning visible! Have your mathematicians follow along as you use paper strips to demonstrate the concept of multiplying unit fractions. Then, offer a different way of solving the problem using a number line. Finally, introduce the...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable