These cards should be copied double sided on cardstock or other thick paper so that the Fraction Matching shows up on one side and the information on the other side. You can then laminate for durability.
How to play: I use these cards in a couple of different ways.
1. The traditional matching game except their will be different ways to match since they’re 4 options for a given fraction.
2. Find Your Match-Students walk around the classroom trying to find their match. When they find their group of 4 they sit. Check the answers as a class.
Equal or Not
Teach your students about equal parts. Introduce vocabulary like equal and parts. Check for understanding using this worksheet.
Model how to cut basic shapes into different equal parts. Introduce vocabulary like halves, thirds, fourths, fifths, etc. Use this worksheet as practice.
And the Fraction is…
Introduce vocabulary such as fraction, denominator, and numerator. Model how to write a fraction for the shaded part of a given shape. Use this worksheet to check for understanding.
The next day do the same but for a set of objects.
Fraction Word Problems
Put it all together using these word problems. They can be done as a class or individually. Note: word problems include fractions of a shape and set of objects.