Identifying Fractions on a Number Line Center Activity


This activity is a review for students to practice identifying fractions on a number line with halves, thirds, fourths, sixths, and eighths. Your students will use streets and houses to create the number lines, and then your students will place the fractions on the number line in the right place!

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PDF (Acrobat) Document File

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This Product Includes:

✓ Detailed instructions for use
✓ Student cut-outs with fractions on them
✓ Streets with houses on them
✓ Blank number line with additional houses for practice with other fractions
✓ Blank number line with fraction names (halves, thirds, fourths, sixths, eighths) on them so students can partition the number line themselves with houses
✓ A printable and digital version
✓ Answer key

This Product In Use:

✓ Students lay out the number line in the form of a street with houses on it.
✓ The houses represent the partitions.
✓ Then, they have to match the student card with a fraction to the appropriate house (partition).
✓ This activity also provides the opportunity for students to see equivalent fractions when the number lines are stacked.
✓ This activity could be used as a whole group activity, small group activity, math center, in partners, individually, or for early finishers.

These lessons are perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! They are low prep, too!

This activity comes complete with everything you need! It’s definitely worth the value!

This activity is perfect if you have always wanted to implement math workshop but weren’t sure how or are just starting out! This activity saves you time! Additionally, it’s perfect for when you have a substitute!