Decomposing Fractions BOOM Cards - Distance Learning - Digital Task Cards!

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These Boom cards give students practice with decomposing fractions and are self-grading, so they save you time!

There are four different types of problems and 21 cards in this deck! The problems ask students to drag and drop to decompose using unit fractions, use visual models to decompose and connect number lines with decomposing. These cards are interactive with sounds and images, and students will love manipulating them. Boom cards are fun!

They are also versatile! You can assign them through your Google Classroom easily (click here to learn more about that!). They also work in See Saw! Boom cards are awesome for:

1. Centers

2. Differentiation

3. Small groups

4. Whole class

5. Distance Learning

New to Boom Cards? Learn more here. Once you start, your kids won't let you stop! Boom Cards are self-grading, interactive digital task cards. You will need to open a free, Boom Card account to play them (to protect your students).


The Boom Card Set is included in the Fraction Boom Card Bundle.

For more digital practice with decomposing fractions, check out:

Decomposing Fractions Google Form - with video instruction!

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More Boom Cards:

Finding the Least Common Denominator

Understanding Fractions as a Set

Understanding Fractions with Visual Models

Understanding Fractions on a Number Line

Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions/Fractions Greater than One

Adding Fractions with Like Denominators

Simplifying Fractions

Multiplying Fractions

OR get all of these fraction BOOM Cards, and more, in this growing bundle!


For more digital resources, check out:

Google Forms Pizza Eating Contest - Equivalent Fractions with embedded video instruction

Fractions with Visual Models - Includes embedded video instruction

Everything Matters Escape Room - a digital Escape Room about Matter

Representing Fractions on a Number line - Includes embedded video instruction

Escape from the Sun - Order of Operations - a digital Escape Room

Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators - Google Slides


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Total Pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Understand a fraction 𝘒/𝘣 with 𝘒 > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/𝘣.
Decompose a fraction into a sum of fractions with the same denominator in more than one way, recording each decomposition by an equation. Justify decompositions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model. Examples: 3/8 = 1/8 + 1/8 + 1/8; 3/8 = 1/8 + 2/8; 2 1/8 = 1 + 1 + 1/8 = 8/8 + 8/8 + 1/8.


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