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Teaching Fractions: How To Introduce Fraction Concepts
The best way for students to understand fractions is to get hands-on experience. In this game, students are constantly building and deconstructing fractions, finding equivalent fractions, and using their fraction knowledge strategically to win. Math games are a great way for elementary students to learn! www.elementarymat...
Fraction Butterfly Anchor Chart - cross multiply to find equivalent fractions to compare fractions or add & subtract fractions with different denominators. A visual reminder of the strategy for adding & subtracting fractions found in the CCSS 5.NF.A.1 (a/b + c/d = (ad + bc)/bd). See http://www.corestandards.org/Math/Content/5/NF/A/1/. This is not intended to be taught on its own, but can serve as a reminder after the concepts that explain why this works have been taught.
This worksheet shows students how to write numbers in fractions, decimals and percentages. You could easily create your own using Microsoft Word to change the numbers, or leave blank spaces for the students to find the answers.