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Pictures: Look

at the pictures and say how big is one part of he cake.


Give the reason.
Math: Topic „Fractions“

Aim The students know the meaning of the fraction

Way Start with real objects, go to pictures and than to the numbers

You need real objects (one perfect italian pizza , one apple, one cucumber, one bar
of chocolate,…) , for every student some small square white sheets,
worksheet „Find pairs an paint …“ sheet „Pictures“

Step 1 The students count different things (tables, windows, chairs, pizza, apple,…)
or persons (boys, girls, students) in the classroom and write the numbers on
the black bord → natural numbers

Step 2 real objects


Cut the pizza in two, four,… parts.
Problem: How can we write, that one object was cuted in two, four, …
parts? How big is one part? → fraction
Do the same with an apple, with a bar of chocolate, a cucumber and write
the fractions.

Step 3 pictures
Use the sheet „Pictures“.

Step 4 Make your own picture.


A) Take the small square sheet an folde it that arise two/ four… same
size parts. Write in every part, how big it is. Paint ½; ¼, …. in your
favourite colour.
B) Draw a rectangle 12cm long and 2cm wide. Share it in two, three,
four, six, twelfe parts. Write in every part, how big it is. Paint ½; ¼,
…. in your favourite colour.
C) Write a good sentence about a fraction with your favourite food:
I take a ……. and cut it in ….. parts. Every part is …..
D) The students draw pictures to predetermined fractions.

Step 5 Worksheet „Find pairs and paint …“


Worksheet Find pairs and paint in the same colour

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