# Cut the Cake - Partitioning Fractions Hands-on Task Cards

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1. This \$\$ money-saving \$\$ bundle includes 4 packs of task cards with real-world problems involving partitioning fractions, adding and subtracting fractions with like and unlike denominators, multiplying fractions and whole numbers, and dividing unit fractions and whole numbers. With this bundle, stude
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This product includes 2 sets of engaging, hands-on task cards to introduce the concept of partitioning a whole into equal parts to show fractional quantities using a simple-to-understand context of cutting cakes into equal slices. With 20 total task cards including dry erase task cards and puzzle-style task cards to help your students develop a deep understanding of partitioning a whole in the real world. Students will have an opportunity to run a pretend bake shop as they partition whole cakes into equal slices to fill specific party orders. Set #1 includes 12 dry-erase task cards and Set #2 includes 8 puzzle-style task cards in which students build cakes based on a given number of equal slices. Use this product as a small group activity, scoot/around-the-room activity, or differentiated math center.

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• Set #1 - 12 Dry-Erase Partitioning Task Cards
• Set #2 - 8 Puzzle-Style Task Cards
• Recording Sheets - Sheets for both sets with boxes for students to represent learning through drawing or partitioning

Standards Alignment:

• CCSS.3.NF.A.1 - Understand a fraction 1/ as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into equal parts; understand a fraction / as the quantity formed by parts of size 1/.
• TEKS.MA.3.3.A - The student applies mathematical process standards to represent and explain fractional units. The student is expected to: represent fractions greater than zero and less than or equal to one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 using concrete objects and pictorial models, including strip diagrams and number lines
• VA SOL.NS.3.2.a - The student will name and write fractions and mixed numbers represented by a model
Understand a fraction 1/π£ as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into π£ equal parts; understand a fraction π’/π as the quantity formed by π’ parts of size 1/π£.
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