Lesson Plan

Equivalent Fractions Match

Begin with the basics when teaching about equivalent fractions. This lesson utilizes visual models with written fractions to support your students as they match equivalent fractions.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to recognize equivalent fractions.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Equivalent FractionsMatching Equivalent Fractions
  • Write the following multiplication problem on the board. 3 x 6 = 18
  • Ask students to come up with another way to reach the same answer. Ask, What other math equation equals 18?
  • Accept student answers and record the math facts underneath the original fact listed.
  • Explain to students that these are all equivalent math facts because they all equal 18, even though they look different. Today’s math lesson will be about equivalent fractions.