Math: Fractions for Lower Elementary
These sites are about fractions for lower elementary. Learn about fraction concepts, comparing fractions, reading fractions, different ways to representing the same fraction, estimating fractions, and more. Includes online games, interactive visual manipulatives, online quizzes, printable worksheets, and lesson plans. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Virtual Manipulatives and Fractions for First Grade.
Learn all about fractions such as reading fractions, the meaning of numbers in fractions, fractions in everyday use, estimating fractions, types of fractions, and more. Includes interactive activities, quizzes and printable worksheets. NOTE: The "Talk" link leads to a discussion forum.
Quia: Fraction Action Words
Learn the vocabulary of fractions through these games.
Illuminations: Fraction Game
In this game, students will flip cards one at a time and try to match the values to the given number lines.
Illuminations: Fraction Model III
Explore the change in values of the ratio and observe the corresponding fraction, decimal, and percentage.
PBS: 13 Ways of Looking at a Half
Learn different ways to represent a half. Play a game at the end of unit to test how many ways you can find 13 combinations of a half.
PBS: Melvin's Make a Match
Match bottles with the right fractions.
Match a pair that has similar fractional value. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Shape in the correct amount of units to equal the fraction by clicking on the unit.
You can choose to identify fractions from a shape or fill in the shape corresponding to a given fraction.
SuccessLink: Be a Part of Fractions
In this lesson plan, students will learn about a common fraction, a fraction bar, and the numerator and denominator of a fraction. They will also learn to draw shapes, divide them into equal parts, and how to write a fraction for given parts.
eThemes Resource: Math: Virtual Manipulatives
This is a collection of interactive math manipulative sites. Move the manipulatives to demonstrate mathematical problems and concepts. The concepts that are covered include addition, subtraction, graphing, geometry, fractions, and more. Some sites include animated tutorials, printable math manipulatives, information about Base 10 Blocks and how to use them. There are links to eThemes Resources on tessellations, pattern blocks, and tangrams.
eThemes Resource: Math: Fractions for First Grade
These sites focus on fractions for first graders. There is information on identifying fractions and practicing dividing fractional parts. Includes interactive sites, online games, visual manipulative, printable worksheets, and quizzes. There is also a link to eThemes Resource on Fractions.
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