Comparing Fractions package including 23 fraction printable pages in which students representation a given fraction on using a visual model. They will also place the given fraction on a number line. Students will use both the visual model and the number line to reason about the fraction’s size. Next, students will compare the given fraction to one-half and record the results of their comparisons using inequality symbols >, =, or, <.
Encourage students to justify their conclusions. For example, this fraction is equivalent to one-have because it is shares the same point on the number line.
• Display the printables on an interactive whiteboard to use the printables as a whole group lesson. The answer keys may be helpful for instruction as well.
• Laminate or place printables in sheet protectors so that students may use dry erase markers to complete during math centers or small group instruction.
• Each printable is a full page; however, several pages may be printed on one pages to create smaller versions for students to write on with colored pencils. Print 4 or 6 pages per sheet. Select pages to print __ to __ Under "paper sizing and handling click multiple. Then click the desired number of pages per sheet. Set orientation to landscape.
• Assess students understanding using the printable on pages. The answer key is also available. The assessment page may also be used as a math center. Students may record their answers on the sheet as they work through the printables with dry erase markers.
You may want to check out my other fraction resources.