This activity is a great way for students to visually make the connection between equivalent fractions! Each heart piece has a fraction that matches the opposite side of the heart with an equivalent fraction in it's most simplified version. Students must find a common factor, and solve to create a match. Great way for students to practice simplifying fractions, recognizing and matching equivalent fractions, and explaining their understanding using academic language. This product is versitile to be used in many different facets like independently or with a partner, collaboratively in groups, or even as a center.
**Also included in this product are adding, subtracting, dividing, multiplying, and comparing fractions activity mats. You can mix and match the fraction sets, and students can pair up different fraction pieces, place them on the mat, and solve the equation. (The "comparing" fractions activity mat has the sentence frame "_____ is __________ ______" with <, >, = symbols underneath, so students can write with their words and circle the correct symbol associated with the equation).
Included in product:
-32 pairs of fraction sets
-Game board that includes a whole heart to piece together each match, and a sentence frame that states " ______ is equivalent to ______"
-Adding, subtracting, multiplying, subtracting, and comparing activity mats for mix and match problem solving
-Large heart mat to print for students to solve their problems on (for multiple use, laminate or put in sleeve protector for students to use dry erase markers on)
Great activity to practice and review all areas of fractions.. and especially themed for February and Valentine's Day!