Math Game – Equivalent Fraction Race
Equivalent Fraction Race. You will need
- Catching objects such as buckets or baskets
- Small throwing objects such as bean bags or
- Label the catching objects with lowest denomination
fractions such as 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, etc.
- Label the throwing objects with fractions
that are equivalent to the fractions named on
the catching objects such as 2/8, 3/9, 5/10,
Place the learner in front of, but a few paces
away from, the catching objects. Place the throwing
objects next to the learning guide. The guide
tosses one throwing object at a time to the learner
while calling out the fraction name. The learner
catches the throwing object and calls out its
fraction name. He or she then calls out an equivalent
fraction in the lowest denomination for the throwing
object and tosses it into the correct catching
object. Play several times. Use a timer and make
a graph to measure progress.
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This is a great game for teaching active learners about equivalent fractions.
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