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Basic Parts of a Whole

Basic Parts of a Whole

In this movie, Annie and Moby learn about fractions, which is a number that show parts of a whole. The denominator, or the number at the bottom of a fraction, tells the total number of parts in the whole. The numerator, or the number at the top of a fraction, tells the number of parts that you have. Watch as Annie and Moby divide food into equal parts to explore halves, thirds, and fourths.

## Fractions on a Number Line Lesson Ideas: The Pearl Diver Game

In these lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-8, students play an online math game to practice identifying, comparing, and ordering fractions on a number line.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Fractions with Moby Lesson Plan: What Are Fractions and How Are They Used?

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn what fractions are and how they are used. Students also use hands-on materials to explore fraction amounts in a cooperative learning activity.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Basic Parts of a Whole Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about parts of a whole and fractions. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Basic Parts of a Whole. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

## Basic Parts of a Whole Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about parts of a whole and fractions. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Basic Parts of a Whole topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »