Fraction Action, Grade 3


Students use sea creature fraction cards to compare 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5 and 1/6, then play a strategy game to score points for ordering cards correctly! Includes instructions for Grade 3 and hands-on materials for a small group of 4 students.

Activity Details

Math skills covered

  • Identify equivalent fractions using visual models (3.NF.A.3.b)
  • Compare two fractions with the same numerator (3.NF.A.3.d)

What’s included

Digital resources

  • Teacher Guide for Grade 3
  • Display Slides for Grade 3

Hands-on materials (for 4 students)

  • Fraction playing cards with sea creature visuals, 4 decks
  • Fraction playing cards (simple fraction notation), 4 decks