# How do you introduce fractions in lessons?

## How do you introduce fractions in lessons?

Another strategy to teach fractions is to connect to the fraction. Before students begin to write fractions, they need multiple experiences breaking apart a whole set into equal parts and building a whole with equal parts. Next, they’re ready to connect to the standard numerical representation, the fraction.

## How do you represent a fraction?

A fraction represents the number of parts that we have of a whole that is divided into equal parts. Fractions are represented by two numbers that are separated by a fraction line.

How do you visually represent fractions?

One way to represent a fraction visually is to use a linear model. A linear model uses a number line to show the size of a fraction. In a linear model, the total length of a line is divided into equally spaced intervals. A fraction can then be shown by another line that only covers part of the total length.

### How do you explain a fraction to a child?

A fraction is an equal part of a whole. If you cut a pizza into 10 equal slices and eat three of them, you’ve taken a fraction of the pizza and not the whole thing (if you have the willpower, that is). In primary schools, children will learn about lots of different types of fractions.

### What is fraction give 5 examples?

A fraction is called a proper fraction when the numerator is smaller than the denominator. Examples are: ⅓, ⅔, ⅖, 3/7, 5/9, etc.

How do you teach fractions using visual models?

5 Tips for Teaching Fraction Visual Models

1. Tip #1: Draw Your Fraction Visual Models to Scale.