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# Unit Fraction Mini Book

• Updated:  22 Apr 2024

Explore unit fractions with your students using this fun printable mini book.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  10 Pages

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teaching resource

# Unit Fraction Mini Book

• Updated:  22 Apr 2024

Explore unit fractions with your students using this fun printable mini book.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  10 Pages

Explore unit fractions with your students using this fun printable mini book.

## Mini Book Magic: Unravelling the Mystery of Unit Fractions

This unit fractions mini book has been created by a teacher to help students understand the foundations of unit fractions. Inside the mini book, you’ll find activities carefully crafted to promote comprehension and retention. From identifying unit fractions to visually showing different unit fractions on shapes, each page is designed to scaffold learning and foster deeper understanding.

Unit fractions, where the numerator is 1, are foundational to understanding fractions as a whole. This resource provides an opportunity for students to grasp these fundamental concepts in a memorable and interactive way.

## More Ways to Teach Unit Fraction

1. Make use of visual aides such as fraction bars, circles, or other visual representations to demonstrate the concept of unit fractions. Students can physically manipulate these tools to understand the relationship between the unit fraction and the whole.
2. Create a Fraction Robot using this fun template.
3. Use hands-on manipulatives, such as blocks, counters, or pieces of fruit to represent unit fractions. They can partition these objects into equal parts to grasp the concept more concretely.
4. Play a game of Roll and Cover a Unit Fraction
5. Explore real-world scenarios where unit fractions are naturally present, such as sharing food, dividing a pizza, or measuring ingredients for a recipe. This helps students see the practical applications of unit fractions in everyday life.
6. Get creative and write fraction stories together that involve unit fractions to contextualize their use and importance. Encourage students to identify instances of unit fractions within the narrative.

Use the drop down menu to choose between an editable Google Slide version or the easy to print PDF version of this resource.

This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter collaborator.

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