A 25-slide editable interactive PowerPoint to use when teaching your students about equivalent fractions.
Fractions can be a challenging concept for students to grasp.
This interactive PowerPoint presentation has been designed to teach your students how to identify and create equivalent fractions.
It covers the following content:
- a general review of fractions
- an explanation of unit fractions
- an explanation equivalent fractions
- an explanation of reducing fractions to their lowest terms
- an explanation of improper fractions
- an explanation of mixed number.
For each fraction concept, there is an an annotated, step-by-step example, a whole-class activity, and an individual review activity included in the PowerPoint.
Use the drop-down menu to choose between the editable PowerPoint or PDF version.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.
Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.
Understand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the same size, or the same point on a number line.
Compare two fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =,...
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 ...
Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions ref...
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We have updated the look of this PowerPoint and have added some features to make it more interactive for your students.
Change by Natalie May 28th, 2020
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