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Surf for More Math


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.

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.