Some fraction games for fifth graders include common denominator war, proper proportions and fold for fractions. In fold for fractions, a student folds a piece of paper into squares, unfolds the paper and colors some of the squares to discuss how the small squares are fractions of the larger whole.
Continue ReadingA teacher can use proper proportions to teach students about fraction using a deck of playing cards containing only the number cards. On a piece of paper, the teacher draws a line lengthwise down the sheet to form a fraction bar. Halfway down and above the line she places an equals sign. The students place their cards on the paper above and below the line to make proportions.
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