They’re Equal Equivalent Fractions Activity


How to teach Fractions

Using this They’re Equal Equivalent Fractions Activity, students explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.

Knowing equivalent fractions will help your students to add and subtract fractions in the future. This activity will give your students a first look into equivalent fractions.

Match equivalent fractions by using a visual fraction model. Then, continue practicing creating simple equivalent fractions by coloring in parts of shapes.

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Introduce this activity by asking students what it means to be equal. Next, show students examples of equivalent and not equivalent fractions. Push students to explain how they know it is equal. Then, students complete the activity independently or with a partner. Finally, students create another example of an equivalent fraction to each pair. Once finished, students complete the practice page to continue their practice.

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