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Fractions: Dividing in Half with Pizza Craft

1st Grade • Lesson Plan Bundle

Lesson Plan Description

Practice the academic language of math and have some fun teaching fractions to your 1st graders with bundle of 2 lessons.  With multiple opportunities to draw and discuss the “why” of fractions, your students will:

  • Segment 1: collaborate, use the “language” of math by discussing and playing with the “why” of fractions… split a whole into equal parts, identify which wholes are equally split in half, draw lines to divide shapes in half, shade ½ of an object.
  • Segment 2: demonstrate their understanding by drawing shapes and dividing and decomposing them into equal parts

These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.