Upper Elementary
Math

# Converting Fractions to Decimals and Percentages without Tears

Converting fractions to decimals and percentages, and learning to add/subtract/multiply and divide them is one of the most basic and necessary steps to building a solid foundation in mathematics. The following resources include (free) classroom materials, games, news articles and documents on Common Core standards for fractions.
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Converting Fractions to Decimals and Percentages without Tears
• ## MARIO FRACTIONS SONG by Heath

2:15 Minute Video
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This video and song follows a Mario Kart theme, and teaches students how to deal with fractions with dissimilar denominators. Finding a common denominator is made easy by this quick tutorial.
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Using playdough to exemplify adding and subtracting fractions is a great way to get your students interested and excited about math!
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This Pinterest poster on multiplying fractions will come in handy after your students learn the basics of converting fractions to decimals and percentages, and best of all... it's free to print out!
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This document, by H. Wu, gives an expanded view of how the Common Core Standards on fractions should be taught by elementary teachers. The paper follows the specific standards of each grade level, from 3rd to 7th.
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This fraction worksheet has nine shapes and asks students to color in a certain fraction of the shape, these sheets are fun and help your students develop their fine motor skills alongside their math skills.
• ## How to Visualize Fractions 1/4 One Fourth

3:39 Minute Video