Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths. Recognize that equal shares of identical wholes need not have the same shape.
Standard TypeMichigan State Math Standards
Explore the concept of fractions as equal parts of a whole. Identify and represent fractions using pictures and words.
Join Ms. Askew for a division word problem with her friend Professor Barble. Next, to see if you use fraction language to describe fractions (partition, equal parts halves, thirds). Then we are going to create fraction strips together so you have a tool to use while learning fractions!
Join Mrs. McCartney for a Mystery Math Mistake. Can you help D.C. fix his problem? Next, explore fractions by partitioning rectangles and circles into halves, fourths and thirds.
Join Mrs. McCartney for a Mystery Math Mistake. Can you help D.C. fix his problem? Next, make halves, thirds, fourths in different ways and discover a whole.