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Peter Weatherall: Fractions Video
Peter Weatherall

Fun time Math: Math songs and videos for children by Peter Weatherall.

Illuminations: Pattern Block Fractions
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

This lesson builds on the previous two lessons by focusing on the identification of fractional parts of a region and by recording them in standard form.

youcubed: Halving (3-5)
youcubed (Stanford University)

One misconception students often have when learning about fractions is that to half something you must cut it into only two pieces of the same shape.

Illuminations: Exploring the Value of the Whole
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

This lesson focuses on the relationship between parts and the whole.

Phil Tulga: Playing Fraction Pies
Phil Tulga

The Fraction Pie Rhythms activity connects your knowledge of fractions and equivalency to musical notes and rhythms. 

youcubed: Fraction Hunt (2-8)
youcubed (Stanford University)

Fractions are all around us!

Illuminations: Inch by Inch
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this lesson, students use a ruler to represent various fractions as lengths.

Phil Tulga: Musical Fraction Bars
Phil Tulga

The Musical Fraction Bars activity connects your knowledge of fractions and length to musical pitch. 

youcubed: Sidewalk Chalk Designs (K-12)
youcubed (Stanford University)

Connecting art and math this activity can be fun for the whole family!

NRICH: Fraction Card Game
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

Can you match the halves in this interactive game?

ABCya! Creature Capture
ABCya!

Creature Capture is a strategy game that teaches relationships between whole and fractional numbers.

Real World Math: Exploratory Lessons - Pyramid in the Desert
Real World Math

This lesson introduces students to the concept of fractals with a simple fractal curve.