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# Unit Fraction Matching Game

• Updated:  18 Mar 2024

Match up different visuals of simple unit fractions to help students understand this mathematical concept.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

• Years:  3 - 5

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teaching resource

# Unit Fraction Matching Game

• Updated:  18 Mar 2024

Match up different visuals of simple unit fractions to help students understand this mathematical concept.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

• Years:  3 - 5

Match up different visuals of simple unit fractions to help students understand this mathematical concept.

## Matching Unit Fractions – It’s As Easy as 1,2,3

Unlock the world of unit fractions with our downloadable Matching Unit Fractions activity! This resource is designed to provide students with a hands-on approach to understanding simple unit fractions. By matching various visuals of unit fractions with corresponding number lines and numerical representations, students can grasp this fundamental mathematical concept with ease.

## How to Play

1. Explore Visuals: Begin by examining the different visuals of simple unit fractions provided in the activity. These visuals may include shapes divided into equal parts, such as circles or rectangles, representing fractions like 1/2, 1/3, or 1/4.
2. Match Components: Once you’ve familiarised yourself with the fraction models, it’s time to match them with their corresponding number lines and numerical fractions. Use your understanding of fractions to identify which number line accurately represents the fraction model and which numerical fraction completes the set.
3. Consolidate Learning: As you match up the visuals of unit fractions with their counterparts, take the opportunity to reinforce your understanding of fractions. Reflect on the relationship between the visual representation, the number line, and the numerical fraction, solidifying your grasp of unit fractions.

## Benefits of Matching Unit Fractions

• Visual Learning: This activity leverages visual representations to help students grasp the concept of unit fractions, catering to different learning styles.
• Interactive Engagement: By actively matching fraction models with number lines and numerical fractions, students engage with the material in a dynamic and interactive way.
• Conceptual Understanding: Matching Unit Fractions encourages students to deepen their understanding of fractions by relating visual representations to numerical equivalents and number line placements.
• Self-Paced Learning: Students can work through the activity at their own pace, allowing for personalised learning experiences and opportunities for mastery.

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This resource was created by Brittany Collins, a Teach Starter collaborator.

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