Young mathematicians have been creating a conceptual understanding of fractions. We have talked about several different ways to compare fra...
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Fly on the Math Teacher's Wall Squashing Fraction Misconceptions
There are so many ways to compare fractions! Check out these 5 efficient strategies that will have your students on the path to understanding in no time!
Equivalent Fractions are Sweet!
Equivalent Fractions are Sweet! This fun and creative center will make equivalent fractions fun! This set comes with: 6 Different Fraction Posters 36 Equivalent Gumballs 1 Student recording sheet (Extra gumball in each machine to challenge students to find another equivalent fraction). Follow me on TPT for more exciting activities and FREEBIES!! All new products are 50% off for the first 24 hours.
Equivalent Fractions Missing Numerator Board Game
My 9-year-old son is a whiz at math facts. He's had them all down since before he started fourth grade. But fractions can be tough. I wanted to test his multiplication fact skills by playing a game to make equivalent fractions. The game I made is simple. (Those always seem to be the most fun.) You can download the 5-page PDF for free from Google Drive here. I printed two sets of cards. We used two LEGO minifigures as game pieces. Players advance around the game board by finding the missing…
Bulletin Boards: Themes and Tips
Included in this article are plenty of creative tips for decorating bulletin boards for your elementary or secondary classroom. New teachers will find this resource particularly valuable. Bulletin boards make a great teaching tool for your students.
Equivalent Fractions Mystery Picture
This printable is a great review for your students as they learn about equivalent fractions. They will be asked to color in fractions equal to 1/2, equivalent to 1, and not equivalent to 1/2 or 1. If they color all fractions with the correct color, they will see a smiley face on their picture! I ...
Jeopardy Fractions Review
Jeopardy game to review 3rd through 5th grade fractions concepts: • equivalence • simplest form • comparing • improper fractions and mixed numbers Click on question and then after the student has responded hit enter for answer. Clicking on the house returns to the game board. Selected questions...
Introducing Equivalent Fractions
Hey guys! Last week I began introducing fractions to my 4th graders. I wanted to share with you how I introduce equivalent fractions to my students. When I first began teaching, I felt that I did not have enough time in the day to deal with using manipulatives in math. There were too many standards and it just took too long to deal with getting them out. I have come to realize that this was a grave mistake! Although using manipulatives does take extra time, it is worth it. Once the students…