This lesson helps your students become confident mathematicians when it comes to representing fractions visually in a variety of ways. Use this lesson as a pre-lesson to Fraction Hunt or teach it independently.
Fractions become less intimidating when students understand that they simply describe parts of a whole. These lesson plans offer frameworks for math teachers to introduce fractions through the more familiar concept of parts of a whole. Engaging visual models and thoughtful prompts help bring to life fraction terms and concepts and give students practice identifying common fraction values.