Where's the other half? In this lesson, young mathematicians learn the relationship between halves and symmetry through a fun scavenger hunt. Your students will have a blast figuring out what makes a shape symmetrical.
Slice those pieces and mix it up! In this lesson that follows “Slice It Up! Part One,” students will begin recognizing different ways to create equal shares in whole shapes, creating a fraction poster by the end of the lesson.
Why does working with pizza pies seem to be the key to understanding fractions? These Education.com resources use shapes, including plenty of pizzas, and the idea of equal shares to help students understand fractions. Worksheets have students coloring shapes to provide a hands-on understanding of fractions. For more advanced fraction activities, head over to our fraction resources.