Simplify fractions center activity
In this center activity, students practice simplifying fractions to develop students’ fluency and flexibility, making operations with fractions easier and less labor intensive.
Students roll dice to create a fraction and draw a model of it. Then they use the model to simplify the fraction if possible.
Engage students in this center while you pull other students for intervention or tutoring.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher and student directions for independent center work, and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Explain why a fraction a/b is equivalent to a fraction (n × a)/(n × b) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to ...
Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators. For example, 2/3 + 5...
TeachTransform creates fun math activities that get students involved in real math. We bring decades of education experience to the task, and we believe that students learn best when teachers and students are having fun.
Find more resources for these topics
Request a change
You must be logged in to request a change. Sign up now!
Report an Error
You must be logged in to report an error. Sign up now!