Count in fractions in halves to twelfths up to 4 wholes, forwards and backwards. Uses pictures and number lines to illustrate.
Convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions.
Introduces the concept of the fraction with the written symbol; practice at writing and shading fractions.
Explore how to accurately fold a piece of paper and cut shapes into halves or quarters (fourths), in different ways.
Using a number line to find equivalent fractions. Requires competency in ability to divide a number line into fractional parts before beginning.
Uses understanding of the size of a fraction (determined by the denominator) and introduces the complexity of comparing with numerators.
A3-sized poster to show what equivalent fractions are using diagrams and a number line
Shows a common fraction written in various ways. Includes the number symbol, shape (picture), word form and position on a number line.
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
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]
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
1p. Includes multiple shapes for drawing fractions. Worksheet to accompany “Equivalent Fractions Introduced” [PowerPoint TBM404]