This activity pack is composed of six different guided or independent practice sheets that can be used to teach students about fractions on a number line. All activities are aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE3.NF2).
MGSE3.NF.2 Understand a fraction as a number on the number line; represent fractions on a number line diagram.
a. Represent a fraction 1/b on a number line diagram by defining the interval from 0 to 1 as the whole and partitioning it into b equal parts. Recognize that each part has size 1/b. Recognize that a unit fraction 1/b is located 1/b whole unit from 0 on the number line.
b. Represent a non-unit fraction ab on a number line diagram by marking off a lengths of 1/b (unit fractions) from 0. Recognize that the resulting interval has size a/b and that its endpoint locates the non-unit fraction a/b on the number line.
The activities included in this activity pack are explained below:
Unit Fractions on a Number Line: An extension and/or connection to NF.1 (unit fractions). Students must understand that each piece/part of the number line is the same size and equal to a unit fraction.
Labeling Fractions on a Number Line: Guided practice and a introduction to fractions on a number line. Students practice labeling fractions on a number line.
Identifying Fractions on a Number Line: Independent practice could be used as an extension to the guided practice.
Fraction Number Line Match: A cut and paste matching activity. Students will match the fractions with the fractions on the number line.
Fractions Larger than a Whole: This activity could be used as a introduction to fractions larger than a whole. Third grade students do not need to know the term improper fraction but they should understand that fractions can be larger than a whole. Students use a number line to identify fractions of a whole.
Problem Solving: This activity is a collection of story problems to challenge students to deeply think about fractions.
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