Third Grade Fractions representing one-sixth, one-fourth, one-third, and one-half!
For your visual learners, display and use these snow family printables posters when introducing fractions.
Children first explore the concept of fractions by dividing a pizza into two, three, or four slices, and describing the portion as halves, thirds, and fourths.
These whimsical cold and hungry snow people had an idea this one cold frosty night.
They could not go inside to warm up, because of grave consequences, but their answer was pizza delivery!
Hot pizza could warm their hungry stomachs.
The family of one snowman orders a pizza, and he has a whole pizza to himself, which represents the whole.
The family with two snow people shares a pizza; they would get two slices of pizza each, which represents the fraction of one-half.
With the family of three snow people, the pizza cut into six slices; two slices for each person represents the fraction of one-third.
There are four slices of pizza for the snow family of four.
Each snow person would have one slice of pizza, which represents the fraction of one-fourth.