Improve student understanding of fractions on a number line with this printable 3rd-grade math worksheet.
Fractions on a Number Line – 3rd-Grade Worksheet
Introducing our fun and engaging 3rd-grade math worksheet that will help students master representing fractions on a number line! This worksheet is perfect for students learning about fractions and needing extra practice with number line representations.
This worksheet features a variety of exercises that challenge students to identify and plot fractions on a number line. With a mix of visual aids and simple instructions, this worksheet will keep students engaged and motivated as they work through each problem.
Whether students are new to fractions or need a refresher, this worksheet will help them build confidence and skills. By the end of the worksheet, students will better understand how fractions are represented on a number line, which is an essential skill for math success.
With this worksheet, students will
- Practice identifying fractions on a number line
- Plot points on number lines that have already been partitioned
- Partition number lines and plot points to represent a fraction
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 math groups
- Lesson warm-up
- Lesson wrap-up
- Fast finishers
- Homework assignment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
For students who need an additional challenge, consider using the editable version to include mixed numbers.
If students need additional support, they can use their pencils to show the”‘hops” between each piece of the number line.
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 cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them.
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This resource was created by Cassandra Friesen, a teacher in Colorado and a Teach Starter Collaborator.
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