Fraction Word Problems | Equivalent Fractions | Error Analysis Task Cards

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  1. If you're looking for a fun and engaging way to help your 3rd-grade students practice math skills in your elementary classroom, then these 3rd-grade Error Analysis Task Cards are perfect! Students will use error analysis to solve problems with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractio
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Make fractions practice fun and challenging for your 3rd and 4th-grade students! These error analysis fractions word problems will be an important part of math lessons and practice in math centers. Your elementary students will analyze fraction word problems to find the errors, use math models to solve, and write to explain their solutions!



Included in these Fraction Word Problems Task Card activities:

36 Fraction Word Problems Task Cards: Extend your student’s understanding of fractions with these task cards that are perfect for math centers or rotations. 

Fraction Math Error Analysis Worksheets: Students draw math models to find the error, then write to explain their thinking and prove their answers. 

Fraction Word Problems Challenge a Classmate Worksheet: Extend this fractions word problem practice with this fun collaborative activity for partners!

Scoot Recording Sheet: Use these task cards for a game of Scoot! This recording sheet keeps students organized as they play.

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How can you use this Fractions Word Problems Activities resource?

✔ Whole Group Instruction: Model this error analysis activity for your students. Teaching your students how to use error analysis will deepen their math understanding in a big way!

Small Group Instruction: These fraction word problem task cards are very effective as a small group resource. You can model, then support students in this task. Adding the writing element to this task helps you see how your students are thinking and how they are solving problems.

Math Centers: This error analysis place value activity is a rigorous practice perfect for math centers or rotations.  Students are more engaged when math tasks are fun and challenging.

Formative Assessment or Exit Tickets: Want to know if your students have mastered fractions? These task cards are an effective formative assessment. Use a quick exit ticket to get a snapshot of how your class comprehends fraction word problems.

Partner Work: Students will be engaged and stay on task when working together on the Challenge a Classmate Activity! They love the challenge, plus it’s more fun when they work together! 

Bellwork or Bellringers: Use these Fraction Word Problems task cards as a bellringer, and your students will become experts at fractions!


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More resources for your FRACTIONS unit of study:

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Fractions Worksheets & Activities | Unit Fractions + Equivalent Fractions

Comparing Fractions Word Problems Task Cards | Error Analysis + Math Writing

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Understand a fraction 1/𝘣 as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into 𝘣 equal parts; understand a fraction 𝘢/𝑏 as the quantity formed by 𝘢 parts of size 1/𝘣.


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