Ideas, lesson plans, and units for teaching fractions in the elementary classroom
Fractions of a Set
Second Grade Math Maniac: More Fraction Fun & Guided Math??
Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: Bulletin Boards & BFFs
Have your students practice fractions with these 4 fun activities and games! This Fraction Pack Includes: -Fraction Pizza Craftivity -Fraction Banana Split Craftivity -20 “I Have…Who Has…?” Cards -60 Fraction Matching Cards
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Mrs. T's First Grade Class: Common Core Part Part Whole
#made4math- Converting Fractions, Decimals and Percents Foldable
fractions lesson! Ask the kiddos if they want 1/2, 1/4, or 1/8 BEFORE slicing cookies. Slice them under the doc cam; allow kiddos to change their minds!
F is for First Grade: Fractions are my favorite
Simplifying fractions is an essential skill for every math student in the fifth grade or higher. Students need continued practice with simplification in order to successfully add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions. Play this game again and again and work towards mastering this important concept! What You Need: Deck of playing cards (Download here) Fractions Cards, Fraction Games, Fractions Games, Fifth Grade Fractions, Playing Cards, Card Games, Simplify Fractions, Cards Games, Plays Cards
fraction pizza! meets standard 3.NF.1 Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity of one part when the whole is partitioned into b equal parts. understand a fraction a/b as the quantity of a parts of size 1/b. Math, Teaching, Schools, 2Nd Grades, Pizza Fractions, Education, Classroom Ideas, Fractions Pizza, Second Grade
Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons: Fractions
The Teachers' Cauldron: Cupcake Fractions
The objective of this activity was to get the kids to count the number of slices in each pizza box and then record the fraction of slices that had pepperoni/mushrooms/olives/green peppers. Teaching Mathematics, Fractions Pizza Activities, Pizza Fractions, Teaching Kids Fractions, Schools Stuff, Math Activities, Teachers Stuff, Pizza Boxes Activities, 1St Grade
The First Grade Parade: A Day Fit for a Foodie
Adventures of First Grade: Fractions and Contractions
Fractional Me is a portrait created out of small squares. Students are only allowed to use whole and half squares for ease of counting later on. Use for irregular figures area! Math Art, Self Portraits, Math Ideas, Teaching Thief, Pixel Art, Art Projects, Art Integration, Construction Paper, 4Th Grade
The Teaching Thief: Art + Math = Fractional Me
Super Sweet Second Grade: February 2012
Solve the Room Fractions
Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons
research shows that to master fractions, students need multiple opportunities to practice with many varied representations of fractions. So a one time activity of cutting up a Hershey bar into smaller squares, although great fun, may not be enough to truly cement the understanding of how fractions work. By all means, cut up chocolate bars, pizzas, and pies. And add even more activities such as the ones featured here.
Filth Wizardry: Cardboard Pizza Making
Included in this mini-unit are teacher instructions, examples, and materials for 3 activities:*A short printable for students to practice shadi...
Smarties fractions! My class loved this. There was no printable but I typed one up in about 5 seconds. When I asked them to get out their glue they were all deflated "you mean we can't eat 'em?" : ( they all worked a little harder when I told them I'd trade them a new pack of smarties for their finished paper. Grade Math, Classroom Math, Schools Math, Schools Ideas, Teaching Math, Teaching Ideas, Schools Stuff, Math Ideas, Classroom Ideas
Buck's Bulletin Board
research shows that to master fractions, students need multiple opportunities to practice with many varied representations of fractions. So a one time activity of cutting up a Hershey bar into smaller squares, although great fun, may not be enough to truly cement the understanding of how fractions work. By all means, cut up chocolate bars, pizzas, and pies. And add even more activities such as the ones featured here. Classroom Math, Fractions Activities, Math Notebooks, Fractions Ideas, Hands On, Math Ideas, Equivalent Fractions, Education Math, Chocolates Bars
Great fraction article and ideas - to really cement the concepts, not just brief introductions.