Education Technology

Visual Fractions

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

This activity provides students with an opportunity to use a visual model to represent fractions, decimals, and percents.

Before the Activity

  • See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems
  • Work flexibly with fractions, decimals, and percents to solve problems
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary