Fractions, equivalent fractions, fractions on a number line

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3rd - 4th, Homeschool
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Your students will LOVE these hands-on fraction activities. This pack is designed to provide Grade 3 and 4 students with differentiated activities to develop skills and a solid understanding when modeling, representing, investigating and counting fractions.

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Tasks have been carefully created to meet the common core standards and Australian curriculum outcomes for this grade level and will build proficiency, fluency, and confidence in allowing students to practice and solving problems involving fractions. This, in turn, will have a positive effect on their success in other mathematical strands and overall enjoyment of mathematics.

How this Pack Works:

Each activity has a task card that can be used by the teacher, parent helper or read by the students themselves (2 versions of each task card is included: an A4 poster and an A5 version that can be folded in half to create a standing sign). On every A4 poster, there is a list of resources needed for the task. Activities can be used and differentiated for the whole class, used as components of numeracy rotations or intervention activities in small groups to support or extend students.

We have also included two pages for teachers to use as a guide to differentiate each task to cater for the individual learners in your classroom.

Skills covered:

★Count by quarters, halves, thirds, and mixed numerals.

★Orders and compares fractions (< > =)

★Represents fractions in a variety of ways

★Identify halves, thirds, quarters, fifths and sixths

★Identify proper and improper fractions

★Calculates the fraction of a collection

★Locate and represent these fractions on a number line

★Identifies equivalent fractions

★Models and represents unit fractions

★Solves problems involving fractions

No further teacher prep needed, simply print and use!

Common Core Standards covered:

3.NF.1., 3.NF.2., 3.NF.2A, 3.NF.2B, 3.NF.3., 3.NF.3A, 3.NF.3B, 3.NF.3, 3.NF.3D

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12 Hands-on Activities Included:

• Counting Races

• Greater than & Less than

• Show it 3 ways

• Spin-a-fraction

• Making Fractions

• Fractions of a collection

• Collection puzzles

• Number Line Races

• Build the Wall

• Peg the equivalent

• Fraction burgers

• Transforming fractions

Assessment tools inside:

• Pretest

• Post-test version of the pretest which provides a before and after snapshot

• Fraction Investigation (Open-ended)

• Record a fraction problem cards (Open-ended)

• Equivalent Fraction Think Board

• Teacher Assessment Checklist (see separate file for editable version)

Simply print, laminate and use over and over!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare two fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
Express whole numbers as fractions, and recognize fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers. Examples: Express 3 in the form 3 = 3/1; recognize that 6/1 = 6; locate 4/4 and 1 at the same point of a number line diagram.
Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, (e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3). Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
Understand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the same size, or the same point on a number line.
Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.


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