Keep fractions engaging - involve candy!!! More fun and engaging, printable math centers activities and problem solving fractions worksheets for the upper elementary, all around the fun theme of Ireland and the myths surrounding St. Patrick’s Day.
These activities, ideal for math centers and small guided groups, are designed to allow the kids to both practice their skills in finding fractions through general number operations and within problem solving scenarios. The activities are aligned with the CCSS Math standard for fifth grade, 5.NF.1, 5.NF.2, 5.NF3 and 5.NF4. They can of course be used with 4th and 6th grades too. There is a big emphasis on being able to explain their reasoning and the strategies used to solve the problems.
This packet includes:
6 different types of task cards (16 total) for interactive centers/group activities for practicing lowest common denominator, operations with fractions and finding equivalent fractions. Simply copy and laminate for future use.
5 problem-solving/authentic inquiry scenarios worksheets to use as homework, formative review of learning, diagnostic assessments etc. (with answer sheets)
CCSS check list for Number and Fractions.
Thanks for looking.
~ Susan Powers