Looking for a fun interactive teaching idea for partitioning shapes into equal parts? Well look no further as Unit Fraction Partitioning Shape Game Puzzle, for CCSS 1.G.3, 2.G.3, 3.G.2, will serve as an exciting lesson plan for primary elementary school classrooms. This is a great resource to incorporate into your unit as a guided math center rotation, review game exercise, small group work, morning work, remediation, intervention, or rti. It can also be used as a quiz, drill, test, or assessment tool to help determine student mastery of the learning target. Whether a student is homeschooled or given this as a homework assignment, kids will also love working on these at home to improve their skills.
This partitioning shapes puzzle set includes 16 colorful jigsaw puzzles, answer key, and an optional station instruction page with an example. These come as pdf printable sheets that can be printed on card stock and laminated for long-term use. As a suggestion, store them in a sealable gallon storage bag and place them in a tub or bin for students to use throughout the year for enrichment when they finish early. Another idea, for a project, is students can glue the completed puzzles into a notebook or journal as a reference sheet. They can also be glued on a poster for displaying on a bulletin board or as a wall anchor chart.
It covers identifying the name of a geometric 2D shapes based on its picture, dividing the shape into equal parts and determining the unit fraction of the whole figure. By solving the problems to sort and match the puzzle pieces, students can gain confidence in an important and sometimes challenging skill. Your students will love to practice and learn to develop strategies about decomposing shapes into equal shares with this resource!
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I hope you download and enjoy this engaging hands-on manipulative activity with your students! So set those worksheets aside and give our puzzles a try!
Relevant Grade 1 Common Core Standard 1.G.A.3
Partition circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters
Relevant Grade 2 Common Core Standard 2.G.A.3
Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc.
Relevant Grade 3 Common Core Standard 3.G.A.2
Partition shapes into parts with equal areas. Express the area of each part as a unit fraction of the whole.
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