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Fractions 3rd & 4th Learning Path

By D McDaid

Fractions 3rd & 4th
7 resources in this Learning Path

1

Maths is Fun - Fractions

Introduces the subtopic of fractions in an easy to follow way. There is an abundance of information and plenty of practical challenges, interactive games can be chosen to practice / reinforce learning.

3-4 Mathematics

How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Suggestions for use: The explanations given on the website for most aspects of fractions as a subtopic are explored in detail, including pictures, this could be used to great success in the classroom. The challenges, questions and interactive activities would be ideal for introduction, elaboration, practice or testing of pupil's learning.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

2

Fractions interactive game.

http://jamit.com.au/htmlFolder/app1001.html Added: 07 Nov 2011 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

A bright and challenging fraction game which requires the pupil to solve problems to help a character climb a stairs.

3-4 Mathematics

How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Suggestions for use: This resource would be ideally suited to laptops / P.C. if available, working individually or in pairs. It could also be used with the teacher or a group leader as the computer operator and the children/group giving answers in rotation.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

3

Equivalent Fractions

http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=80 Added: 09 Jul 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Create equivalent fractions by dividing and shading squares or circles and match each fraction to its location on the number line.

3-4 Mathematics

How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

4

Compare & Order Fractions

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mat...games/earlymath/fractions_shoot.swf Added: 06 Jul 2015 Contributor: Ronan O hIcidhe Resource type: Game

Small game to compare and order fractions

3-4 Mathematics

How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• compare and order fractions with appropriate denominators and position on the number line
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

5

speedway fractions

http://www.mathplayground.com/ASB_Speedway.html Added: 07 Aug 2015 Contributor: paul daly Resource type: Game

3-4 Mathematics

How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• calculate a unit fraction of a number and calculate a number, given a unit fraction of the number
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

6

Fraction Games

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/maths/mathsB6.htm Added: 17 Aug 2015 Contributor: Donall OSullivan Resource type: Demonstration / Game / Tool

Various games on the topic of Fractions for all school ages/classes

1-2 3-4 5-6 Mathematics

How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• establish and identify half of sets to 20
• establish and identify halves and quarters of sets to 20

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• calculate a fraction of a set using concrete materials
• calculate a number, given a multiple fraction of the number
• calculate a unit fraction of a number and calculate a number, given a unit fraction of the number
• compare and order fractions with appropriate denominators and position on the number line
• develop an understanding of the relationship between fractions and division
• express one number as a fraction of another number
• identify fractions and equivalent forms of fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 and 12
• identify fractions and equivalent forms of fractions with denominators 2, 4, 8 and 10
• solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving fractions
• solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving fractions

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• add and subtract simple fractions and simple mixed numbers
• compare and order fractions and identify equivalent forms of fractions with denominators 2 - 12
• compare and order fractions and identify equivalent forms of fractions
• divide a whole number by a unit fraction
• express improper fractions as mixed numbers and vice versa and position them on the number line
• express improper fractions as mixed numbers and vice versa and position them on the number line
• express tenths, hundredths and thousandths in both fractional and decimal form
• express tenths, hundredths and thousandths in both fractional and decimal form
• multiply a fraction by a fraction
• multiply a fraction by a whole number
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

7

Fraction Wall Game

http://www.numeracyhelper.com/fractionwalls/ Added: 21 Aug 2015 Contributor: Janette Clarke Resource type: Game

2 player fraction wall game

3-4 Mathematics

How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• identify fractions and equivalent forms of fractions with denominators 2, 4, 8 and 10
• solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving fractions

Suggestions for use: Fun game to reinforce knowledge of fractions

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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