Fractions! Comparing Fractions resource is designed to help to learn to compare fractions by reasoning about their size. Through the use of visual models and number line models, students will compare fractions with like numerators, like denominators, and the same number of missing pieces. Students will also be able to compare fractions to benchmark fractions such as one-half and one-whole. The included foldable is designed to help students keep track of the different types of comparisons. Check out the the preview for a closer look!
The 28 printables included provide plenty of practice whole group and small group.
• Display the printables on an interactive whiteboard to use the printables as a whole group lesson. The full color answer keys may be helpful for introducing each type of comparison.
• Laminate or place printables in sheet protectors so that students may use dry erase markers to complete during math centers or small group instruction.
• Print 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.
Two assessments, along with their answer keys, are also included. The assessments encourage students to justify the reason for their comparison. Some of the fractions have more than one possibility.
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