Fraction Lesson Plans
- But That's
Not FAIR! - Students solve problems using fractions through hands-on
activities and appropriate literature.
- Candy Fractions
- Candy Fractions is quite the treat for Fraction Fridays. Families donate
bags of seasonal treats that the class estimates, counts, sorts on tree
diagrams, names, and then graphs.
Solutions - Fractions? Who needs them? Students complete a coloring
activity and practice where like fractions are actually used in real-life
and Ordering Fractions - Students are introduced to the comparison
of fractions and the ordering of fractions.
and Order Fraction and Decimal Equivalence - Students will be able
to order fractions and decimals and also order them on a number line.
Chefs - Students become Cuisenaire Chefs as they mix and toss Cuisenaire
rods to recreate recipes. This hands-on activity gives students a chance
to identify the value of fractions at an introductory level.
Up in Class, Fractal Style - Students create three-dimensional models
demonstrating exponents, multiplying/dividing of fractions, and the use
of repeating patterns in tessellations, mirror images, and tiling.
Your Fractions- Finding halves fourths eighths.
Parts - Be able to: understand number concepts; identify and write
fractions to name equal parts of regions; engage in partner discussion
and whole class sharing.
Fractions- Students will be able to recognize fractions of equal value
and that name the same amount.
Fractions- By performing this activity, students will become familiar
with fractions, and have a meaningful experience to relate them to. It
is hoped that students will become more comfortable with using fractions
and have a better understanding of them.
- Felt Fraction
Common Denominators- Use of felt fraction shapes to demonstrate the
concept of common denominators.
Fraction Fudge - Students sequence a recipe and convert the ingredients
into various fractional portions.
Fractions - Do you have only a fraction of time to teach fractions?
Well, here is the lesson for you! Fantastic Fractions teaches students
the difference between 1/2, 1/3, and 1/4.
Fractions - Students use various geometric shapes to represent fractional
Action - Students create fractions using strips of paper and then
compare the fractions.
and Decimal Garden - Students write fractions and decimals using unifix
cube models and grid paper. They draw a garden using grid paper and label
each section with the correct fraction and decimal to the tenths.
Card Shark - The student will understand the relative size of fractions
using symbolic and concrete representations.
Feast! - This lesson introduces the concept of fractions to kindergarten
- Fraction Fun
with Food- The students will be able to identify concepts of fractions
by using M & M's and pizza shapes to create their own fraction.
Sandwiches- Students will be able to find the common unit of measure,
or the common denominator, and will show this be correctly adding fractions
with different denominators.
Worksheets- TeAchnology worksheets.
Parts - By performing this activity, students will become familiar
with fractions by relating them to familiar objects.
Parts of a Group- Students will learn how to write fractions for parts
of a group.
& Line Graphs - The students will be asked to convert fraction test
scores to decimals and then again to percentages.
ways to teach fractions- Show kids fractions can be fun and are a
part of everyday life.
- Having Fun Working
With Fractions- Model each addition and subtraction example by shading
parts of each region.
Equivalent Fractions - The learner will compare and order mixed numbers
from least to greatest and greatest to least.
to Adding Fractions - Students will be able to add fractional equations
with like denominators without using pictures or fraction strips.
- Introduction to Fractions
Using Cuisenaire Rods- Students will visually "see" and manipulate
fractions with Cuisenaire Rods staircase to develop concept and fractional
Fractions - The learner will accurately multiple fractions with fractions
and fractions with whole numbers.
Fractions - Will be showing how to read and write fractions on a beginning
Num/ Impr Frac/+or- unlike - The student will be able to change mixed
numbers into improper fraction, complete addition or subtraction with
those improper fractions, and convert the answer back into a mixed number.
Numbers and Improper Fractions - Students will be able to name an
improper fraction and a mixed number from a picture.
Rename ratios, decimals, and fractions as percents.
and Improper Fractions - The learner will understand and compute with
- Sales Tax-
Find out what percent of sales tax is changed when purchasing merchandise
or food by dividing the price by the sales tax.
Equivalent Fractions - Students will learn to write fractions for
shaded regions on shapes.
Fractions at Fractionville - Find out if there is a common multiple
between the numerator and the denominator.
fractions & ratios with M&Ms- I taught this lesson shortly after Halloween,
so I began by asking students what they usually do with their Hallowe'en
candy when they get home. I fielded responses, then told them that I used
to sort my candy into piles (classifying it by types or colors or whatever).