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Using One Half as a Benchmark Fraction: Coloring Page

Amber Thomas
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Amber Thomas
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Description

Are you looking for a fun page to help your students practice using a half as a benchmark fraction? Do you want to reinforce the skill of finding fractions that are equivalent to one half? Do your students love to color? Then this product has you covered!

This coloring page has fractions that are equivalent to one half. You could even make this a two day project and ask students to color the other fractions (both less than and greater than one half) another day.

The second sheet (I double sided the page when I used it with my class) asks students to explain their thinking. They can choose any 3 fractions from the coloring side to refer back to, which makes the task differentiated for varying ability levels in your classroom.

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Using One Half as a Benchmark Fraction: Coloring Page

Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
Explain why a fraction 𝘢/𝘣 is equivalent to a fraction (𝘯 × 𝘢)/(𝘯 × 𝘣) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.
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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