Comparing Fractions

Fractions Interactive Math Journal

Are you looking for an easy way to teach your students how to compare fractions? This has been a great addition to our interactive math journal.

Flow Map using the Multiples butterfly method for comparing fractions - anchor chart image only

Is there any way to stop teachers from doing this? Shouldn't we have a "fraction court" or something and sentence teachers to a calculus class or something?

Engage students with a variety of Fraction Number Puzzles that provide practice with equivalent fractions, comparing fractions, and placing fractions on a number line. These are great for math stations or math centers.

Fraction Number Puzzles for Third Grade

Comparing Fractions Worksheets

Comparing Fractions Worksheets, as well as a ton of other free math worksheets at this site! Plug in parameters and create math worksheets!

Love this genius tip for comparing fractions. Great way for kiddos to check their reasoning!

Check out this comparing fractions trick - it's great! Fractions Part With a FREEBIE!

Fraction Butterfly Anchor Chart - cross multiply to find equivalent fractions to compare fractions or add & subtract fractions with different denominators. A visual reminder of the strategy for adding & subtracting fractions found in the CCSS 5.NF.A.1 (a/b + c/d = (ad + bc)/bd). See This is not intended to be taught on its own, but can serve as a reminder after the concepts that explain why this works have been taught.

Fraction Butterfly Mini Anchor Chart FREEBIE - cross multiply to compare fractions, find equivalent fractions with a common denominator, and add & subtract fractions with different denominators. I wonder is this common core math ?

Capture That Fraction with a deck of cards or dominoes. Whoever creates the greater fraction gets a point.

Compare Fractions

Fourth Grade Fractions Activities: Capture That Fraction (comparing fractions- basically fraction "war")

Comparing fractions anchor chart (picture only)

I only pin this to URGE elementary school teachers to stop teaching this butterfly crap. It's not conceptual and doesn't work when students get to high school. All it does is create issues.

5 Hands-On Activities for Teaching Fractions that your Students will LOVE!

Fractions is a big concept cover in grade, therefore, with this activity students are learning about fractions and how they are written out in a more interactive way. Using dominoes gives students visual representations of how fractions look.