Whoops! Something went wrong.

Click here to refresh the page

Fraction Bars, Math PowerPoint

Fraction Bars, Math PowerPoint
Fraction Bars, Math PowerPoint
Fraction Bars, Math PowerPoint
Fraction Bars, Math PowerPoint
Grade Levels
Product Rating
File Type

Presentation (Powerpoint) File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

678 KB|3 pages
Share
Product Description
This is only a 3 slide presentation. However, there is a lot of value in this PowerPoint activity. The students are all given 8 fractions bars. To make the bars I would used a paper cutter and cut strips 2 1/8 inches wide by 11 inches long. Make extra because there will be mistakes made in folding! I am sure with some experimentation you can figure how to fold the bars to make the necessary divisions. However, the 1/5 are the hardest. If you hold the paper horizontal (the 11 inch side parallel to the table), take the top left corner and fold it down to make a right triangle. The base will be about 2 1/4 inches. To be exact you need 2 2/5, but we are close enough for fraction bars. Now, keep folding that right triangle to the right until you have 5 of them. Then progress through the PowerPoint presentation with the 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/9 and 1/10. I did this activity for about 10 years. If you three hole punch the fraction bars before handing them out the students can then keep them in their notebooks. Have fun.
Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 hour
Report this Resource
Loading...
$2.39
Digital Download
List Price:
$2.99
You Save:
$0.60
$2.39
Digital Download
List Price:
$2.99
You Save:
$0.60
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up