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Fractions of a Whole
Fractions of a Whole
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Fractions of a Whole
Ready, set, fractions! In this hands-on lesson, your students will familiarize themselves with common fractions using concrete materials to practice splitting items into halves, thirds, and quarters.
1st grade
Math
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Comparing Tape Diagrams
Comparing Tape Diagrams
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Comparing Tape Diagrams
Compare two different ways to use tape diagrams! This lesson discusses fractions and multiplication within tape diagrams. Use this lesson as support for the lesson Illustrating Fractions and Whole Number Products with Tape Models.
5th grade
Math
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Equal Shares
Equal Shares
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Equal Shares
Provide students with an opportunity to identify the wholes that are correctly divided into halves, thirds, and fourths (equal shares). Use this activity alone as a support lesson or alongside Cookie Fractions Fun.
2nd grade
Math
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Linking Line Plots and Fractions
Linking Line Plots and Fractions
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Linking Line Plots and Fractions
Can your students link line plots with fractions? In this interactive, hands-on math lesson, students will learn how to use a line plot to add fractions and solve corresponding word problems.
5th grade
Math
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Cookie Fractions Fun!
Cookie Fractions Fun!
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Cookie Fractions Fun!
This tasty lesson will teach second graders about fractions using cookies.
2nd grade
Math
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Fractions as Part of a Whole
Fractions as Part of a Whole
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Fractions as Part of a Whole
In this lesson, students will learn how to understand that a fraction is a number that describes the relationship between a part and a whole.
3rd grade
Math
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Finding Fractions of a Set
Finding Fractions of a Set
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Finding Fractions of a Set
This lesson will surely stick after students take part in an activity where they determine fractions of a set using colorful craft sticks.
3rd grade
Math
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Parts of a Set: Fractions
Parts of a Set: Fractions
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Parts of a Set: Fractions
Get your students excited to learn about fractions with this hands on lesson. Working in groups will help students learn from each other and share ideas.
3rd grade
Math
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Fractions in Action
Fractions in Action
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Fractions in Action
Have your "whole" group get a "piece" of fun in this sweet and tasty math game!
3rd grade
Math
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Converting Fractions to Decimals
Converting Fractions to Decimals
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Converting Fractions to Decimals
Encourage students to explain the relationship between decimals and fractions to help them with future computations. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Area with Decimals and Fractions.
5th grade
Math
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Fun-tastic Fractions!
Fun-tastic Fractions!
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Fun-tastic Fractions!
Yummy fractions! This lesson will introduce fractions to your students and help them identify and make fractions of their own.
1st grade
Math
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Language About Line Plots
Language About Line Plots
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Language About Line Plots
Encourage your students to describe line plots and the data they represent using peer supports. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Linking Line Plots and Fractions.
5th grade
Math
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Fractional Tape Diagram Descriptions
Fractional Tape Diagram Descriptions
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Fractional Tape Diagram Descriptions
Target math academic language in this multidisciplinary lesson! Write descriptive sentences about tape diagrams that show fractional parts. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Fractions and Word Problems.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Slice It Up! (Part One)
Slice It Up! (Part One)
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Slice It Up! (Part One)
It’s pizza time! Students will be introduced to the concept of partitioning shapes to create fractions that demonstrate halves, fourths, and eighths. This lesson is the first of two lessons that address second grade fraction concepts.
2nd grade
Math
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Fraction Families
Fraction Families
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Fraction Families
Help your students find their fraction families with this lesson that sends them searching for their equal fraction pieces!
2nd grade
Math
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Halves as Fair Shares
Halves as Fair Shares
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Halves as Fair Shares
Who wouldn't want to split a birthday cake with their best friend? In this lesson, students will practice dividing circles and rectangles into halves as they develop an understanding of equal shares.
1st grade
Math
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Visually Multiplying Fractions
Visually Multiplying Fractions
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Visually Multiplying Fractions
Help students color-code their way to multiplying fractions! Students will learn how to multiply fractions using area models. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support to the lesson Area Models and Multiplying Fractions.
5th grade
Math
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Making Measurements for Line Plots
Making Measurements for Line Plots
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Making Measurements for Line Plots
In this hands-on lesson, your students will get to sharpen their measuring skills as they measure lengths of items in your classroom to the nearest quarter inch. They'll get to then use their data to create line plots.
3rd grade
Math
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Unit Fraction Frenzy
Unit Fraction Frenzy
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Unit Fraction Frenzy
Help your students get familiar with creating models for unit fractions with this hands-on activity. Students will get into a frenzy creating many unit fraction models to reference as they learn more about fractions!
3rd grade
Math
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Timeline Solutions for Time Problems
Timeline Solutions for Time Problems
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Timeline Solutions for Time Problems
Teach your students to add and subtract time using number lines. Your class will be gladly moving backwards and forward to the minute solving for related word problems.
3rd grade
Math
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Half-to-Half Symmetry
Half-to-Half Symmetry
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Half-to-Half Symmetry
Where's the other half? In this lesson, young mathematicians learn the relationship between halves and symmetry through a fun scavenger hunt. Your students will have a blast figuring out what makes a shape symmetrical.
2nd grade
Math
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Fraction Fun
Fraction Fun
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Fraction Fun
Review halves, thirds, and quarters with this activity that gives hands-on students a way to learn about fractions actively.
3rd grade
Math
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Dividing Clay Shapes
Dividing Clay Shapes
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Dividing Clay Shapes
Students will use their hands to mold clay into shapes, then divide those shapes into equal and unequal quarters.
1st grade
Math
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Slice it Up! (Part Two)
Slice it Up! (Part Two)
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Slice it Up! (Part Two)
Slice those pieces and mix it up! In this lesson that follows “Slice It Up! Part One,” students will begin recognizing different ways to create equal shares in whole shapes, creating a fraction poster by the end of the lesson.
2nd grade
Math
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Share a Pizza
Share a Pizza
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Share a Pizza
Everyone loves pizza! Introduce the concept of fractions as equal shares in a familiar context. Use alone or with **Halves as Equal Shares.**
1st grade
Math
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