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Let's practice fractions with equal parts! This interactive math practice activity from I Know It is ideal for your first grade students. In this elementary math lesson, students will decide whether the shapes are divided into equal parts. This will help them recognize fractions with equal parts versus fractions without equal parts.

Here are some examples of questions that may be asked of your students in this interactive first grade math lesson: "What is this shape divided into?" The students must choose from "halves" or "thirds". "Which shape is divided into equal parts?" Students will choose the correct shape. And "Drag the squares into the chart." Students must sort the squares according to whether they have equal parts.

In this first grade-level fractions lesson, several lesson features will help students make the most out of their math practice time. If they get stuck on a question, a “Hint” button in the lower-left corner of the practice screen will show them a relevant pictorial and/or written clue. If students prefer to have the question read aloud to them, they can click the speaker icon in the upper-left corner of the screen. (This is a great option for ESL/ELL students, or students who excel at auditory learning!) If students answer a math question incorrectly, a detailed explanation page will show them the correct answer, as well as how to obtain it. Students move through the lesson having learned from their mistakes.

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We hope you will try this interactive fractions lesson with your first grade students! Please feel free to browse our collection of other math topics too!

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Your students will log into the website with their assigned user name and password. The student interface has bright colors, large icons, and a very simple homepage. Students will access their math lessons in the 'My Assignments' section. They will also have the opportunity to explore other lessons at their grade level, as well as lessons at different grade levels. The grade levels in the student mode of I Know It appear as "Level 1," "Level 2," "Level 3," and so on, instead of "Grade 1," "Grade 2," and "Grade 3." This allows you the flexibility of assigning math practice sessions based on skill level.

This online math lesson is categorized at a 'Level A.' It may be ideal for first grade students.

1.G.3, MA.1.FR.1.1, 1.6G

Geometry

Reason With Shapes And Their Attributes.

Partition circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters, and use the phrases half of, fourth of, and quarter of. Describe the whole as two of, or four of the shares. Understand for these examples that decomposing into more equal shares creates smaller shares.

Fractions of Shapes (Level A)

In this interactive math lesson for first grade, children determine what fraction of the shape is shaded, what fraction of the shape is a certain color, and which shape represents the fraction.

Fractions of Sets (Level A)

Students will be given a set of objects and be asked to identify which fraction of the set has a specific attribute (for example, 'Which fraction of the flowers are blue?')