Chocolate Bar Fraction Activities | Grades 4-5
Looking for a fun and different way to introduce and explore fraction concepts with your students? This set of lessons using Hershey chocolate bars is perfect!
These candy bars are divided into 12 equal parts, making the perfect visual for modeling fractions, equivalent fractions and adding and subtracting fractions.
There are 7 different activities included, allowing you to build on what students learn to see and explore more complex fraction topics, or to use at different times throughout the year when you cover a particular fraction topic.
There are also printable candy bars included, if you don’t have actual chocolate bars, or if you are not allowed to bring food/candy into your classroom.
Math Concepts Covered:
- Modeling fractions, improper fractions & mixed numbers
- Adding & subtracting fractions (like & unlike denominators)
- Comparing fractions
- Equivalent fractions
In addition to hands on investigations, there are games and low-prep clip cards included.
Answer keys to the clip cards are included, allowing your students to self-check.
Detailed directions, teaching tips and possible variations are included as well, helping you to teach with confidence.
*Want to see a sample?*
Click HERE to see some sample pages from the chocolate bar math collection
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