A Piece of Cake, Grade 5


Students receive “cakes” cut into equal slices and must re-divide the slices to share among different number of people. Includes instructions for Grade 5 and hands-on materials for a small group of 4 students.

Activity Details

Math skills covered

  • Solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers (5.NF.B.3)

What’s included

Digital resources

  • Teacher Guide for Grade 5
  • Display Slides for Grade 5

Hands-on materials (for 4 students)

  • Pack of student printouts including a variety of paper cakes