Fractions Lesson Plans & Worksheets
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Indoor Basketball Grades Various
Summary: A fun game that will allow students to practice their fraction and percent skills.
This is a variation of an indoor game of basketball. Using a Nerf ball or a wadded up piece of paper, students line up in 4 or 5 teams (about 5 to a team). Each team is given 10 shots and they rotate through shooting and saying the fraction out of 10 and then the percentage. (Example: 1 out of 1 is 100%, 2 out of 2 is 100%, miss one and then it is 2 out of 3 and they convert to 66%.) It is a great way to practice fractions and percentages, the team helps each other keep accurate % and the kids who are good shooters mix with those that are good mathematicians for an excellent warm up or wrap up activity.
Submitted by: Margaret Byrne
Fraction Literature Grades Various
Here are some great books to use while teaching fractions.
You can purchase them directly from Amazon.com (Click on the text or book cover.)
by Bruce McMillan (Standard Book) (Big Book)
by Loreen Leedy
by Louise Mathews (Out of Print, so try your library.)
by David A. Adler, Nancy Tobin (Illustrator)
Give Me Half!
(Mathstart Series) by Stuart J. Murphy, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)
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No Matter What Shape Your Fractions are In Grades 3-6
These activities are designed to cause students to think; they are not algorithmic. Students will explore geometric models of fractions and discover relations among them.
Visual Fractions Grades Elementary & Middle
Students can identify, rename, compare, add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions online. This is a great way to integrate technology into your math lessons!
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