Fraction Unit Plans 3rd Grade

Day 1: The Fraction Kit (Teaching Mathematics by Marilyn Burns) PDF

• 1/2s, 1/4s, and 1/8s.

• A Represent fractions that have denominators of 2, 4, and 8 as parts of a whole, parts of a set, and points on the number line.

• The focus is on numbers less than or equal to 1. Students should be familiar with using words, pictures, physical objects, and equations to represent fractions.

• Represent and identify equivalent fractions with denominators of 2, 4, and 8.

Day 2: The Fraction Kit #2 and #3 PDF

• 1/3s, 1/6s, 1/9s, 1/12s, 1/5s, and 1/10s.

• A Represent fractions that have denominators of 3, 6, 9, 12, 5, and 10 as parts of a whole, parts of a set, and points on the number line.

• The focus is on numbers less than or equal to 1. Students should be familiar with using words, pictures, physical objects, and equations to represent fractions.

• Represent and identify equivalent fractions with denominators of 3, 6, 9, 12, 5, and 10.

Day 3: Rock Paper Scissors to One Whole PDF

• Compare Fractions with Same Denominators.

• Fractions with common denominators may be compared and ordered using the numerators

Day 4: Add and Subtract Fractions with Same Denominators PDF

• Students should be familiar with using equations to represent fractions.

Day 5: Uncover (Teaching Mathematics by Marilyn Burns) PDF

• Compare and order fractions that have common numerators and denominators of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 and 12.

• Equivalent Fractions

Day 6: Wipe Out (Teaching Mathematics by Marilyn Burns) PDF

• Compare and order fractions that have denominators of 2, 3, and 6.

• Compare Fractions with Same Numerators.

• Equivalent Fractions.

Day 7: Closest to 0, ½, or 1 (Teaching Mathematics by Marilyn Burns) PDF

• Fractions may be compared using ½ as a benchmark.

• Equivalent Fractions.

Day 8: Fractions with Two Color Counters (Teaching Mathematics by Marilyn Burns) PDF

• Solve single and multi step word problems and verify the solution.

• Represent the fractions with using words pictures, and physical objects.

Day 9: Sharing Brownies PDF

• Solve single and multi step word problems and verify the solution.

• Represent the fractions with using words pictures, and physical objects.

Day 10: Reduction to Common Denominator PDF

• Compare Fractions that have different denominators.

• Add and subtract fractions by using common denominators.

Day 11: Reduction to Common Denominator #2 PDF

• Compare Fractions that have different denominators.

• Add and subtract fractions by using common denominator.

Day 12: Variety of Fractions PDF

• Identify proper fraction, improper fraction, and mixed fraction.

Day 13: Solve Word Problems PDF

• Solve single and multi step word problems involving comparison of fractions and verify the solution.

Day 14: Assessment