In the Fraction File Cabinet folder you'll find a wide variety of engaging activities to use when teaching fractions. Many of them use cooperative learning strategies and work well in math centers. Most of the freebies don't include directions or answer keys, but you're welcome to use them to create your own classroom lessons.
Lunch with Cat and Dog is a fun little book that you can read to your class in about 5 minutes. Cat and Dog argue over the amount of each food item that they are sharing, but they both end up with equal shares. It's a great way to introduce students to basic fraction concepts. You can click the cover to find it on Amazon.com.*
|Clickable Guide to Penguin Fractions
Common Core Aligned with 3rd and 4th Grade Standards
Penguin Fraction activities make learning fractions easy and fun! The lessons are based on a set of unique activity cards that have penguin fractions in number form on one side and the corresponding fraction bars on the other. You'll find engaging lessons with step-by-step directions, partner games, math center activities, task cards, and tests. Download this clickable guide to learn more.