Thirds is a little harder but I take a full sheet of paper and show
them how to fold it in thirds. They can cut on the fold lines and
put it together to make a whole.
Dividing quantity into fractions is a bit harder for them but if
you use small crackers or math counting bears etc. they can
divide the items up on papers they have cut into half, quarter or
thirds. Emphasize that each quantity must be equal.
Hope this give you some ideas. I'm sure there are many more
on TPT and on the internet.
On 1/30/17, JTeach1 wrote:
> I am currently completing a student teaching internship in a
> a Kindergarten classroom, and we will be covering fractions i
> in a few weeks. I know that fractions can be a difficult c
> concept for some students to understand, so I'm seeking s
> suggestions and strategies/tips that will help me as I p
> prepare to teach fractions. Our unit will cover the basics i
> including, 1 whole, 1/2, 1/3, and 1/4. Any suggestions for l
> learning activities that seem to really interest students, w
> while helping them to understand the concept of fractions. D
> Do you focus on learning one specific fraction at a time? W
> What would be your general plan for teaching the basic f
> fractions over a two week period? Thanks in advance for any
> tips or suggestions :)