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.
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.
Have your students put their knowledge of shapes and division to the test with this quick math assessment. This activity will assess your first graders’ abilities to divide various 2-D shapes into equal shares.
This is a great activity to assess your students’ understanding of geometry and fractions! Students will draw lines to divide various shapes into equal shares and then color in a portion to match the given fractions.
Get ready to divide these brownies! Your second graders will have fun learning about equal parts with this delicious worksheet. They will be tasked with dividing brownies into halves, thirds, and fourths. This is sure to make their mouths water!
Why does working with pizza pies seem to be the key to understanding fractions? These Education.com resources use shapes, including plenty of pizzas, and the idea of equal shares to help students understand fractions. Worksheets have students coloring shapes to provide a hands-on understanding of fractions. For more advanced fraction activities, head over to our fraction resources.