# Fraction Spinners

What do you know about the fraction ?

Stand up if it is a whole number.

Put a hand up if it can be simplified.

Nod your head if it is equal to a recurring decimal.

Hum if it is an improper fraction.

Sway from side to side if it is greater than a half.

#### Shine + Write | Transum Mathematics

This is a visual aid designed to be projected onto a whiteboard for whole class exposition. Click on the blue buttons to hide statements which would not be appropriate for your class.

### More Fraction Activities and Resources

#### Fraction Wall

The traditional fraction wall diagram showing the relationship between simple fractions. Click the bricks to change their colour.

The short web address is:

www.transum.org/go/?to=wall

#### Equivalent Fractions

Practise finding equivalent fractions numerically and in fraction diagrams. A colourful was to learn about the properties of fractions.

The short web address is:

www.transum.org/go/?to=equivalent

#### Fraction Line

Arrange the fractions in order from smallest to largest. Three different drag-and-drop challenges requiring an understanding of fractions.

The short web address is:

www.transum.org/go/?to=fractions

#### Vinculum

Find fractions which are larger than the previous fraction but less than one. A worthwhile investigation of strategies.

The short web address is:

www.transum.org/go/?to=vinculum

#### Fractions

Do these four operations fractions calculations using pen and paper to help with the working out.

The short web address is:

www.transum.org/go/?to=fract

#### Fractions Decimals Percentages

Revise the methods for converting fractions to decimals and percentages.

The short web address is:

www.transum.org/go/?to=fracdecpercent

Fractions Index

"It's a good feature to let you take out particular instructions either for weaker students or to gradually increase the difficulty of the task. Spot on!"

EHC, The Market Weighton School
Monday, November 15, 2010

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