Learn Fractions with Visual Models

Visual Fractions includes worksheets, generators, games and fun activities to teach students how to work with and understand fractions.


Explore the Visual Fractions Website

Welcome to Visual Fractions. Teaching students about fractions is so much easier when they can be seen. Below are the main sections of the website that you can explore to find the necessary resources to learn about, or teach, fractions.

Visual Fractions Lessons

A complete study guide that takes you through identifying, renaming, and operating on fractions using circle or number line models. Each of the topics include a pretest, an instruction section, on-line practice sessions, worksheet practice, and a test. A great tool for home learning.

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Learning Fractions

View the Learning Fractions page for step-by-step explanations of each of the above main topics. Each explanation is in PDF format using Adobe Reader™ or PPS format using Powerpoint Viewer™.

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Fraction Designer

Design your own fraction images with the Fraction Designer Pages. You may make number line or circle models of fractions and the operations on fractions. This is a good opportunity to see or to demonstrate fractions of your own choice.

Design Fractions

Games

Check out the Games Page for helpful games that will enhance fractions learning–including the popular "Find Grampy" game.

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Worksheets

These worksheets use circle or number line models to show what fractions and operations on fractions really look like. Answer sheets are included.

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Site Map

This Site Map will show how this Visual Fractions web site is organized. See how the words "visual fraction model" are used in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

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