# Surf for More Math

## CHAPTER 7: FRACTIONS

**Lesson 2: Using Fractions to Describe Area **

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

**Goal**

Use different fractions to describe the same part of an area.

**Builds Upon**

Student Book page 224

**Instructions for Use**

**Melvin's Make a Match** allows students to use pictorial representations to compare fractions.

To use Melvin’s Make a Match, read the instructions prior to starting the game. To play, click on a bottle with a fraction or on one with a picture. Then click on its equivalent. Complete each round by correctly matching all of the bottles to their equivalent. In later rounds, there may be more than one correct equivalent fraction.