Fractions of a Whole Worksheet

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How to teach Fractions

Using Fractions of a Whole Worksheet, students label the fractions shaded in each picture below.

Your students are just starting to find out what fractions are. This worksheet is a great introduction into how to find a part of a whole.

Count the shaded squares in the figure. Then, write a fraction showing parts and a whole.

Other resources to use with this Fractions of a Whole Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about fractions.

Use this Partitioning Shapes Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by showing students a picture of a circle cut into 4 equal parts. Next, color in 2 parts of the circle. Ask students how they would describe the circle now. Push students to share 2 out of 4 pieces, 2/4, or half. Then, students complete the worksheet independently or with a partner. Finally, students share the strategies that they used to write fractions. Challenge older students to write their fractions in simplest form.

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