Fractions tend to cause students immense grief in those middle school years. Whether it's part of a set or part of a whole, soon as we start to find equivalent fractions, find common demoninators and use the four operations with fractions, our young learners soon become confused. Here are a few resources to help make those fraction concepts a bit easier to understand.
- How to find common denominators
- Fraction array printables to show equivalencies
- Fraction circles
- Find the greatest common factors
- How to subtract fractions
And of course, once you are ready to practice, there is a wealth of fraction worksheets to follow up the tutorials with.