Decimals & Fractions
Fractions on a number line. 4.MD.4 Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8). Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions by using information presented in line plots. For example, from a line plot find and interpret the difference in length between the longest and shortest specimens in an insect collection.
Convert between fractions, decimals and percents with our Percent Goodies game. There are 3 levels of difficulty and instant scoring for each. Note that fractions must be written in lowest terms. Click on the graphic below to get instructions and play. This game requires Adobe Flash Player, a free browser plug-in.
A fun way to work between fractions, decimals and percents
A wonderful idea for work that includes tracing, cutting, math, and art! Tracing circles and cutting fraction segments helps visually reinforce how fractions relate to a whole. After the math and cutting on a line practice is done, the shapes can be re-purposed into beautiful geometric patterns and mosaics!
Ordering decimals. Team competition?
Fraction game - great for math centers
Comparing Fractions- this would be a great way to explain to students how to compare different fractions. It breaks it down for students and gives them a logical way to approach the fractions. For instance, if the denominator is the same on a fraction then the students need to look at the numerator to see which fraction is bigger or smaller
Ways to Compare Fractions using number sense
Cute video to introduce fractions while sparking interest.
Video to Introduce Fractions
*fractions printables and more*
Decimal of the Day - This pdf file contains everything you need for up to 2 months of decimal review (and even longer if you wish!)