3.NF.A.1 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.NF.A.1

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"Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b."

Our Take: Third graders learn the concept of whole objects (circle, squares, etc.) being broken into a certain number of equal parts, and that equal parts of a whole can be written as a fraction. First, they understand that 1/b represents one equal part out of the total number of parts. They build upon this understanding when they learn that a/b is a fraction that represents multiple equal parts out of the total number of parts. For example, if you show your students a circle broken into five equal parts, with two parts shaded, they should know that two-fifths of the circle is shaded.

These worksheets can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Fractions: Buttons, Buttons
Fractions: Buttons, Buttons
Worksheet
Fractions: Buttons, Buttons
Children will refer to a collection of buttons to answer fractions questions in this math worksheet.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Eating Fractions
Eating Fractions
Worksheet
Eating Fractions
Eating fractions is a great way to advance kids' understanding of fractions. This worksheet asks kids to solve fraction word problems about food.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Fun Fractions
Fun Fractions
Worksheet
Fun Fractions
Each shape on this third grade math worksheet is divided into equal parts, and some of the parts are shaded. Kids identify and write the fraction represented.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Party Fractions
Party Fractions
Worksheet
Party Fractions
Each geometric shape on this third grade math worksheet is divided into equal parts. Kids color each shape to represent a certain fraction.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Equivalent Fractions: Find the Partner
Equivalent Fractions: Find the Partner
Worksheet
Equivalent Fractions: Find the Partner
This colorful worksheet helps children grasp the concept of equivalent fractions.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Tropical Fruit Fractions
Tropical Fruit Fractions
Worksheet
Tropical Fruit Fractions
This worksheet offers an appealing visual model for learners as they learn to conceptualize fractions as parts of a set.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Fractions as Part of a Whole
Fractions as Part of a Whole
Lesson plan
Fractions as Part of a Whole
In this lesson, students will learn how to understand that a fraction is a number that describes the relationship between a part and a whole.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Fraction Fun
Fraction Fun
Lesson plan
Fraction Fun
Review halves, thirds, and quarters with this activity that gives hands-on students a way to learn about fractions actively.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Parts of a Set: Fractions
Parts of a Set: Fractions
Lesson plan
Parts of a Set: Fractions
Get your students excited to learn about fractions with this hands on lesson. Working in groups will help students learn from each other and share ideas.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Unit Fraction Frenzy
Unit Fraction Frenzy
Lesson plan
Unit Fraction Frenzy
Help your students get familiar with creating models for unit fractions with this hands-on activity. Students will get into a frenzy creating many unit fraction models to reference as they learn more about fractions!
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Fraction Foodie
Fraction Foodie
Lesson plan
Fraction Foodie
Give your students practice creating models with fractions from recipes! Your students will build an appetite for learning all about fractions, while “filling” measuring cup models with different ingredients to represent fractions.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Finding Fractions of a Set
Finding Fractions of a Set
Lesson plan
Finding Fractions of a Set
This lesson will surely stick after students take part in an activity where they determine fractions of a set using colorful craft sticks.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan

Workbooks

No workbooks found for this common core node.

Games

Worm Sandwich Fractions
Worm Sandwich Fractions
Game
Worm Sandwich Fractions
Kids identify fractions to split up wiggly worm sandwiches in this silly math game.
3rd grade
Math
Game
Seashell Fractions
Seashell Fractions
Game
Seashell Fractions
Have some fun with math at the beach! Kids identify fractions and equal shares with this point-and-click quiz game.
3rd grade
Math
Game
Dino Fishing: Which Fraction Is the Biggest?
Dino Fishing: Which Fraction Is the Biggest?
Game
Dino Fishing: Which Fraction Is the Biggest?
Grab your fishing rod and get ready to reel in those fractions in this math-themed fishing excursion!
3rd grade
Math
Game

Exercises

Fractions and Parts of a Set
Fractions and Parts of a Set
Exercise
Fractions and Parts of a Set
Show students how fractions can be part of a greater whole with this exercise on fractions as parts of a set.
3rd grade
Math
Exercise
Fractions and Parts of a Whole
Fractions and Parts of a Whole
Exercise
Fractions and Parts of a Whole
Show students how to use fractions to deal with parts of a whole that are irregularly partitioned with this clear exercise.
3rd grade
Math
Exercise
Fractions and Fair Shares
Fractions and Fair Shares
Exercise
Fractions and Fair Shares
Help your students understand how to identify fair shares in fractions problems with this helpful exercise.
3rd grade
Math
Exercise

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