Once students understand the idea of a fraction, they are ready to learn how to use written symbols.

• ### Fractions Counter: Lesson 2, 3 – Count by Mixed Numbers

Count in fractions in halves to twelfths up to 4 wholes, forwards and backwards. Uses pictures and number lines to illustrate.

• ### Fractions Counter: Lesson 5, 6, 7, 8 – Convert Mixed Numbers & Improper Fractions

Convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions.

• ### Introducing Fractions 2: Introducing Common Fraction

Introduces the concept of the fraction with the written symbol; practice at writing and shading fractions.

• ### Introducing Fractions 2: Folding Half, Quarter & Fourth

Explore how to accurately fold a piece of paper and cut shapes into halves or quarters (fourths), in different ways.

• ### Introducing Fractions 2: Number Line Equivalent Fractions

Using a number line to find equivalent fractions. Requires competency in ability to divide a number line into fractional parts before beginning.

• ### Introducing Fractions 2: Comparing Fraction Sizes

Uses understanding of the size of a fraction (determined by the denominator) and introduces the complexity of comparing with numerators.

• ### Poster: Shows equivalent fractions with a number line and diagrams (A3)

A3-sized poster to show what equivalent fractions are using diagrams and a number line

• ### Fraction Conversions: Common Fractions can be Written in Different Ways.

Shows a common fraction written in various ways. Includes the number symbol, shape (picture), word form and position on a number line.

• ### Fractions: Identify, Read and Write [PowerPoint TBM305]

27 slides. Introduces the written form for fractions. A half, quarter, third and fifth, are visually presented with folding paper, dividing shapes and locating on a number line. Interactive PowerPoint Think Bubble Math 305

• ### Shapes for Drawing Fractions

1 p. Shapes ready to be divided into fractions. The worksheet sheet accompanies lessons 2, 3 and 4 in “Fractions: Identify, Read and Write” [PowerPoint TBM305]

• ### Equivalent Fractions Introduced [PowerPoint TBM404]

30 slides. Finding and relating equivalent fractions using folding paper, shapes, number lines. Focus on halves, quarters, eighths, thirds, sixths, fifths and tenths. Interactive PowerPoint Think Bubble Math 404

• ### Equivalent Fractions Shapes

1p. Includes multiple shapes for drawing fractions. Worksheet to accompany “Equivalent Fractions Introduced” [PowerPoint TBM404]