Students need extensive experiences with concrete and pictorial models of fractions to develop a deep conceptual understanding. They also need to understand that either the shaded or unshaded region can be named by a fraction.
In this popular whole-class or math center game, students match a symbolic description of a fraction (either the shaded or unshaded region) with the corresponding pictorial model.
Includes 30 cards and two printables for practice or assessment.
Common Core Alignment
3.NF.1–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 part of size 1/b.