Fractions

Explore resources designed to improve fractions instruction in elementary and middle school.

Explore the subtopics below to learn more about the recommended practices:

To learn more about the research underlying these practices, view the IES Practice Guide, Developing Effective Fractions Instruction for Kindergarten Through 8th Grade.

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Focus on Fraction Operations

Fractions > Fractions Operations > See How It Works

This PowerPoint covers the content of a staff development session for math coaches and teachers about how to teach fraction operations. Multiply or Divide? shows a portion of the workshop in which...

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Multiply or Divide Problems

Fractions > Fractions Operations > See How It Works

Participants in the Multiply or Divide? staff development session on fraction operations worked with this problem set to strengthen their understanding of fraction multiplication and division...

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Ratio Problems

Fractions > Ratio, Rate, Proportion > See How It Works

Participants in the Understanding Ratios development session worked with this set of problems to strengthen their conceptual understandings. See Focus on Ratios for additional...

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Focus on Ratios

Fractions > Ratio, Rate, Proportion > See How It Works

This PowerPoint outlines the content of a development session for math coaches and teachers on teaching ratios, rates, and proportions. Understanding Ratios shows a portion of the workshop in which...

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Build a Cafe: PowerPoint and Report

Fractions > Ratio, Rate, Proportion > See How It Works

As seen in Cross-Multiply? Not So Fast, this PowerPoint presents a series of real-world problems that students need to solve using their knowledge of ratios. Related Media and...

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Build-Up Strategies Worksheet

Fractions > Ratio, Rate, Proportion > See How It Works

This worksheet provides practice problems that encourage students to use build-up strategies when working on ratio problems as shown in Cross-Multiply? Not So Fast. Related Media and...

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Ratio: Warm Up Activity

Fractions > Ratio, Rate, Proportion > See How It Works

Students use counters or blocks to work out their responses to three problems and then represent their answers as shown in Cross-Multiply? Not So Fast. Related Media and...

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Fractions With Cuisinaire Rods

Fractions > Fractions Concepts > See How It Works

Students use the worksheet to record their explorations of equivalent fractions using Cuisenaire Rods. Their work is shown in Representations of Part-Whole Relationships. Related Media and...

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Sharing Cookies Worksheet

Fractions > Fractions Concepts > See How It Works

As seen in Equal Sharing in Grade 1, a teacher uses the progressively more difficult sharing challenges on this worksheet to differentiate instruction. Related Files: Equal Sharing in...

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Same Parts, Different Whole: Lesson Plan and Worksheet

Fractions > Fractions Concepts > See How It Works

A fourth-grade teacher’s lesson on finding fractional parts of rectangular arrays and a group of objects requires students to compare the same fractional parts of different-size wholes. Related...

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Learning Together About Teaching Rations and Proportional Reasoning

Fractions > Ratio, Rate, Proportion > Overview & Tools

This workshop allows math coaches to provide teachers with information on instructional strategies related to ratios, rates, and proportions. Related Media and Files: Focus on Ratios...

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Analyzing Student Work: Ratios

Fractions > Ratio, Rate, Proportion > Overview & Tools

Math coaches can use this analysis tool to help teachers review student work with ratios and determine what concepts and procedures students have grasped and where they may be...

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