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Surf for More Math


Lesson 3: Creating Fractions

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about creating fractions. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Model fractions.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 168–169

Instructions for Use

Fractions — Parts of a Whole allows students to model fractions in different shapes.

Model a fraction by clicking on pieces of the shape. You will see the fraction in numbers beside the shape. To change the number of pieces inside the shape, click the arrow buttons below the shape. Click “New Whole” to try another shape.

Fractions — Visualizing asks students to model fractions using different shapes.

Read the fraction written in black. Model the fraction by selecting the correct number of pieces using the arrow buttons below the shape. Colour the correct number of pieces by clicking on them. Check your answer by clicking the “Check” button. Click “New Whole” to try another fraction.