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Learning Exercise: Fun With Fractions

Fun With Fractions
This assignment was created by Herb Kringen, McLaughlin Public School, McLaughlin, South Dakota, & Sally Munger, Western South Dakota Juvenile Services Center, Rapid City, SD. It incorporates a variety of online resources into a series of introductory fraction lessons.
Course: Pre-algebra, arithmetic


Submitted by:
Kurt Cogswell
Date Last Modified:
July 27, 2004




  • College General Ed
  • Grade School
  • High School
  • Middle School


Basic operations with fractions, including comparison of fractions.


Familiarity with fraction terminology, prime factorization.

Learning Objectives

After having completed this lesson, the student should:
Be able to compare fractions as to <, >, or =.
Use models and equivalent forms to judge the size of fractions.
Recognize and generate equivalent forms of commonly used fractions.
Identify fraction values using a number line.
have a general understanding of addition and subtraction of fractions with like and unlike denominators.
Students will recognize and generate equivalent forms of commonly used fractions.
Students will understand the meaning and effects of arithmetic operations with fractions.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Team
  • Unsupervised