In this unit, you will compare fractions and determine whether **fractions are greater than, less than, or equal to** each other. Hands-on activities include making fraction strips and using various manipulatives to compare fractions. An online activity, worksheets, and a video are included to reinforce the concepts. This unit is designed to last **one week**, depending on how often you teach math.

- Construction paper, cut into four 1" strips
- Paper
- Glue
- A pencil
- Markers

- A printer and basic printing supplies
- A pencil
- Adding machine tape or strips of paper
- Index cards
- Scissors

Equivalent Fractions as a Means to Compare:

- A printer and basic printing supplies
- A pencil
- Fraction Circles

Comparing Fractions with Fraction Strips:

- A printer and basic printing supplies
- A pencil
- Fraction Strips

Comparing Fractions with Fraction Circles:

- A printer and basic printing supplies
- A pencil
- Fraction Circles

- A printer and basic printing supplies
- Scissors

- A printer and basic printing supplies
- Scissors

- Math Journal
- Notebook paper or plain paper
- A pencil
- Crayons, colored pencils, or markers, if desired
- A hole punch

**Printables**:

- A printer and basic printing supplies
- A pencil

Fraction Vocabulary Review | (no rating) |

Use this lesson to review vocabulary that is commonly used when working with fractions.

Compare & Order Fractions | (no rating) |

Learn how to compare and order fractions in this lesson.

Which Fraction is Bigger | (no rating) |

Use common denominators to determine which fraction is larger.

How to Compare Fractions | (no rating) |

Watch this fraction comparison demonstration to gain a better understanding of greater than, less than, and equal to.

Fraction Action | (no rating) |

In this activity, you will make fraction strips to compare fractions.

Order Fractions by Size | (no rating) |

Use equivalent fractions to order fractions by size.

Equivalent Fractions as a Means to Compare | (no rating) |

Solve a puzzle to practice comparing fractions.

Comparing Fractions with Fraction Strips | (no rating) |

Use fraction strips to compare fractions.

Comparing Fractions with Fraction Circles | (no rating) |

Use fraction circles to solve word problems.

Fraction Circles | (no rating) |

Use these fraction circles to practice working with fractions.

Fraction Strips | (no rating) |

Use these fraction strips to compare and order fractions.

What I Learned This Week | (no rating) |

Your child will write in her math journal about things she learned this week.

Compare Fractions | (no rating) |

Practice comparing fractions with like and unlike denominators.

Comparing Common Fractions | (no rating) |

Use this worksheet to practice comparing common fractions.

Comparing Fractions to Twelfths | (no rating) |

Practice comparing fractions to twelfths with this worksheet.

Comparing Fractions Worksheet | (no rating) |

Compare the fractions on this worksheet using an inequality sign or equal sign.

Greater Than, Less Than, or Equal To | (no rating) |

Indicate whether the fractions on this worksheet are greater than, less than, or equal to each other.

Create Equivalent Fractions to Compare Fractions | (no rating) |

Use this worksheet to create equivalent fractions to compare fractions.

How to Compare & Order Fractions Video | (no rating) |

This video demonstrates how to compare and order fractions.

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