# Fractions as Numbers on a Number Line

## Teach and help children practice fractions on a number line using these worksheets and activities for third grade math students.

Teachers can use this printable fractions as numbers on a number line collection to help children learn and explore.

This set is designed to meet third grade math standards.

This collection is designed to be another free resource for teachers and homeschool families from The Curriculum Corner.

## This is another free resource for teachers and families from The Curriculum Corner.

Within this download you will find fractions on a number line worksheets and other activities for hands on practice.

This set helps you work on third grade fractions standards.

## Working on creating fraction number lines

Begin by creating a hands on example for children to use when exploring.

We like the idea of using a rope and clothespins to create a real number line students can work with.

After stringing up the rope, give students clothespins for the cards.

Begin by creating a whole number line from 0 through 10. While this will be a simple task for third graders, it will help students build understanding.

Once students have practice with the whole number line, begin working on fractions.

You can give a student a 0, 1 and 1/2. The student should then place the cards in order.

While they are completing the task, talk about the 1/2 needing to be placed exactly in the middle of the 0 and 1.

You can move on to the thirds and have students place the 0, 1, 1/3 and 2/3. Again, talk about even spacing.

Students can continue building number lines as they are practicing.

## Printable worksheets

The worksheets we have created will help students continue to build their understanding.

Along with placing fractions, they will also work on representing fractions by coloring parts of shapes.

Other pages will ask students to complete the number lines by filling in the blank spots.

Remember to use hands-on teaching methods before presenting students with worksheet practice.

Looking for other fraction practice for your students? Try these freebies we have created:

As with all of our resources, The Curriculum Corner creates these for free classroom use. Our products may not be sold. You may print and copy for your personal classroom use. These are also great for home school families!

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Kathie

Tuesday 24th of January 2017

I love all of your many resources. You are so generous to share them! A BIG thank you to you!