# Fractions! Differentiated Puzzles for Critical Thinking

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Fractions! Differentiated Puzzles for Critical Thinking

Fraction Puzzles for Critical Thinking are a fun, engaging way to challenge your elementary math students! Each set of puzzles offers an interesting, meaningful way to explore fractions and build a strong conceptual understanding.

This resource contains two 24-piece puzzles (48 pieces in all). The sets are tiered to provide two different levels of challenge. Both puzzles require higher order thinking; however, set two incorporates additional depth and complexity for your academic superstars.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

• Fraction Puzzle - Set One (24 cards)
• Fraction Puzzle - Set Two (24 cards)
• Teacher Tips for classroom use
• Student Recording Sheet
• Labels

The puzzles include a variety of visual representations including, area, set, and linear models. Puzzles also include word problems that integrate math standards such as, time, money, and measurement.

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Fraction Puzzles are great for:

• Math Centers
• Anchor Activities
• BUILD stations
• Learning Contracts
• Cooperative Learning
• Choice Boards
• Small Group Instruction or Guided Math Groups
• Independent Enrichment

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If you and your students enjoy these activities, you may also like the following differentiated enrichment activities:

THINK! Math Enrichment Activities (3-4).
THINK! Math Enrichment Activities (4-5)
Decimal Detectives
Fraction Super Heroes! Differentiated Task Cards for 4-5
BRAIN FOOD! No-Prep Printables for Creative Thinking.

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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me; I’d love to hear from you!
Christy

© Christy Howe 2014. Materials are intended for personal use in one classroom only. For use in multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses.
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