Equal Parts or Shares

Contributor: Alison Weiss. Lesson ID: 11079

What can you learn from sharing a pizza equally among friends? You can learn kindness, and you can learn about fractions! Watch and learn and try the different ways to show equal parts of a whole!

categories

Elementary

subject
Math
learning style
Visual
personality style
Lion, Beaver
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

Audio:

You want to share your pizza with friends, and want each person to have the same-size slice (so there is no arguing!). How can you divide a pizza into equal parts, or shares?

  • Can you think of a time when you have seen equal parts?
  • Have you ever shared a cookie with a friend, or ordered a pizza with your family?

Perhaps the windows in your house are divided into two or four equal parts, or shares. Share your ideas with your teacher, parent, or anyone!

Now, watch "Fractions: Introducing Parts of a Whole" a Starfall™ Movie from Starfall.com, Starfall Education Foundation, to see how a pizza can be divided in different ways to make equal parts:

 

Now that you're hungry to learn more, move on to the Got It? section!

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