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Making Half

Making Half Finding Half Using Fraction Bars Before diving into equivalent fractions, I have found that letting students explore by building ½ with fraction bars helps build a foundation for equivalent fractions. Fraction ACTIVITY CLICK HERE After this simple hands on activity, students will understand– The denominator needs to be an EVEN number in order to take half– There…

Fractions Introduction

Fractions Introduction Start off with a quick conversation to activate prior knowledge *tip: have visual pictures available for students to see“Where and where do we use fractions in everyday life?”on the highway, music, shoe size, cooking, pizza, etc “What does ½ mean to you?”there are two total pieces and one is shaded “What does it…

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