Free teaching resource

Identifying Fractions – Worksheet

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum:  AUS V8, AUS V9

  • Years

    Years:  3 - 4

Strengthen student understanding of fraction models, how to identify fractions on a number line and determine a fraction of a collection with this free worksheet.

Fractions Worksheet

What fraction concepts do students need to know in years 3 and 4? These students typically begin to learn about fractions by understanding that they represent parts of a whole. They may learn to identify and name fractions, such as halves, thirds, and quarters, and to recognise them in everyday objects and situations. Students work with different shapes, collections and number lines to represent fractions in different ways.

With this worksheet, students will aim to determine the fraction of a shaded figure, the fraction of a collection, and determine a fraction on a number line.

An answer key is included with your download to make grading fast and easy!  

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

  • Guided maths groups
  • Lesson wrap-up
  • Fast finishers 
  • Homework assignment
  • Whole-class review (via smartboard)

If there are students in need of a challenge, encourage them to think of equivalent fractions for each listed fraction.

For students who need support, consider allowing them to use manipulatives and colouring supplies to help differentiate pieces.

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete. 

To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on thick card and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.

This resource was created by Cassandra Friesen,  a Teach Starter Collaborator.


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