Lesson Plan

Fraction Families

Help your students find their fraction families with this lesson that sends them searching for their equal fraction pieces!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify halves, thirds, and fourths.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
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  • Tell students that today they are going to learn about fractions. Explain that fractions are a part of a whole. Give an example of a pizza and how it is usually cut into equal parts.
  • Tell students that their job today will be to locate other members of their fraction family.
  • Give each student your prepared pieces of construction paper.
  • Tell students that families will consist of the following family members: two halves, three thirds, and four fourths.