This unit will introduce the concept of fractions with activities and lessons that cater to visual, auditory, and tactile learning styles. Students will create fractions with a variety of manipulatives, solve problems with fractions, play games with fractions, and explore fractions in their everyday lives. The unit will also integrate language arts, as students write fraction stories and read literature related to fractions.

Students will gain an understanding of basic fractions, including 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, and whole. Students will learn key vocabulary words: whole, fraction, numerator, and denominator. Students will understand how fractions relate to their everyday lives.

Lessons include:

  • Lesson #1: Introduce Whole and One-Half
  • Lesson #2: More about One-Half
  • Lesson #3: Practice with One-Half
  • Lesson #4: Introduce Numerator and Denominator
  • Lesson #5: Going Beyond One-Half
  • Lesson #6: Making Fractions I
  • Lesson #7: Making Fractions II
  • Lesson #8: Comparing Fractions I
  • Lesson #9: Comparing Fractions II
  • Lesson #10: Fraction Bingo
  • Lesson #11: Fraction Matching Game
  • Lesson #12: Writing a Fraction Story I
  • Lesson #13: Writing a Fraction Story II

Unit Resources include:

  • Vocabulary Cards
  • Problems of the Day
  • Pizza Cut-Out Sheet
  • One-Half Practice Sheet
  • Candy Activity Sheet
  • Candy Fractions Activity Sheet
  • Clay Fractions Activity Sheet
  • Comparing Fractions Activity Sheet
  • Fraction Circles
  • Bingo Caller Cars
  • Bingo Game Board
  • Fraction Matching Game
  • Pre-Writing Graphic Organizer

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This guide provides an overview of the entire unit, including unit objectives, unit calendar, best practices, and standards. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will introduce students to the concept of fractions using a real-life example. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will demonstrate how a fraction can represent a group of objects or a single object. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will give students a chance to build proficiency with one-half. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will introduce the vocabulary words numerator and denominator. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will introduce students to the fractions 1/3, 1/4, 1/6, 1/8, and 1/10. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will give students a chance to build proficiency with fractions over one-half. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will give students another chance to build proficiency with fractions over one-half. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will introduce students to comparing fractions and using greater than and less than with fractions. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will give students a chance to build proficiency with comparing fractions and introduce them to the idea that fractions can be equal. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will give students a chance to review the unit concepts and build proficiency with fractions. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will give students a chance to review the unit concepts and build proficiency with fractions. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will give students a chance to review unit concepts and practice writing skills. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This lesson will give students a chance to review unit concepts and practice writing skills. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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This folder contains all printable resources for Fun with Fractions, including Problems of the Day, Practice Sheets, Games, and Vocabulary Cards. This resource is part of the Fun with Fractions collection.
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