This presentation serves an an excellent resource for teaching fractions. It breaks down the parts of a fraction, and the class practices making fractions using sorting activities.
NOTE: Purchase Introduction to Fractions Lesson Plan and Handouts to gain access to - full lesson plan, differentiated handouts.
Group practice includes a fun, interactive halloween candy sorting activity. Student's use Halloween candy to make fractions (i.e. How many kitkat bars make up your total amount of candy?) Put Halloween candy into plastic pumpkins for an extra wow factor.