Students will apply what they know about fractions on the number line by explaining their thinking in a journal prompt.
This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit.
This game builds on student knowledge of what fractions are, the size of various fractions, and how this relates to placing fractions on a number line.
Students will use a real-life situation to explore fractions on the number line. This Google Slide Show presents a scenario about students competing in a race in P.E. Students use that information to place fractions on a number line.
This is a free classroom resource from PBS. Teachers will need to click on Procedure to access the full activity.
There are three options for this lesson, depending on class needs and time available:
The CyberSquad must make an antidote to a virus that has infected MotherBoard. One of the ingredients in the antidote is 2/8 of a Healing Stone. Matt and Digit locate the stone and notice that it is divided into four sections. Because they need to divide the stone into eight equal pieces, they learn about equivalent fractions.