18 break anchor diagrams to your classroom
Are you planning faction lessons for your class? These break-anchor diagrams can aid your teaching and increase student understanding. Below are examples of Fractional Vocabulary, Compare and Simplify, Math Operations, and Mixed Numbers!
1. Learn the vocabulary
First and foremost, help students understand the fractions vocabulary so that the class can run smoothly.
Source: Liberty Pines
2. What is a break?
This can be kept for the students during your faction class.
Source: Young Teacher’s Love
3. Use a number line
The visualization of the parts of a whole that each fraction represents is possible with the help of number lines.
Source: Mill Creek
4. Representation of fractions
Different variations of the representation and reflection of fractions give students multiple ways to understand the concept.
Source: Lessons with a mountain view
5. Compare fractions
Focus on denominators to compare fractions.
Source: One-Stop Teacher Shop
6. Equivalent Fractions
Teaching equivalent fractions is fundamental before using any math operations on fractions.
Source: CC Wright Elementary School
7. Right and improper fractions
Gain an understanding of correct and improper fractions with pie pieces and building blocks.
Source: Mrs. Lee
8. Simplify fractions
Define and use the greatest common factor with this anchor diagram.
Source: teaching coast 2 coast
9. View fraction concepts
Display multiple fraction concepts on a cohesive diagram to remind students.
Source: lessons in high heels
10. Create common denominators
These four options, to form a common denominator, will allow your students to find a method that works for them.
Source: Jennifer Findley
11. Steps to add and subtract
Post this in the classroom to give students a 4 step process to follow as they learn to add and subtract fractions.
Source: Living With Ones
12. Add fractions with unequal denominators
With this block method, changes in unequal denominators can be visualized.
Source: Mrs. Sandford
13. Subtracting fractions with unequal denominators
Include these steps and visuals for subtracting with unequal denominators.
Source: Blend Space
14. Multiply fractions
The steps provide easy guidance for students to follow as they implement the different types of numbers that can be used to multiply a fraction.
Source: Ms. Belbin
15. Dividing fractions with word problems
Word problems create real-world scenarios for students to understand division with fractions.
Source: Mrs. Doerre
16. What is a mixed number?
Explain mixed numbers in terms of fractions.
17. Mixed numbers and improper fractions
Switching between mixed numbers and improper fractions is crucial.
18. Add and subtract mixed numbers
Add mixed numbers and subtract with these fun “sneaker” steps.
Source: Establishing Connections Connection