### Fraction, Decimal, Percent (Area and Grid Models)

Model and compare fractions, decimals, and percents using area models. Each area model can have 10 or 100 sections and can be set to display a fraction, decimal, or percent. Click inside the area models to shade them. Compare the numbers visually or on a number line.

#### LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

• Compare fractions, decimals, and percents.
• Define percent as "out of 100."
• Understand that fractions, decimals, and percents are alternate methods of representing the same quantity.
• Express a quantity, such as 46 out of 100, as a fraction, decimal, and percent.
• Know that a percent is a decimal (in hundredths), equivalent to a fraction out of 100.

#### VOCABULARY:

• decimal, decimal point, equivalent, fraction, percent

### User Lesson Materials (5):

• EL Staff
##### CCSS Resource 4th Grade

Contains sample question stems, various response mechanism types, and Gizmo suggestions for teacher and student use.

Designed For:  4th Grade Math

• EL Staff
##### Florida MAFS-FSA Resource - Grade 4

State of Florida - MAFS Florida Standards Assessment - Gizmo Resource for Grade 4. Contains sample question stems, various response mechanism types, and Gizmo suggestions for teacher and student use.

Designed For:  4th Grade Math

• ##### Fraction, Decimal, Percent Lesson

I adapted some of the lesson to have more building activity prior to getting on to gizmo. I added two assessments to the lesson.

Designed For:  4th Grade, 5th Grade Math

• ##### Fraction, Decimal, and Percent Lesson Adaptations

Here is a really simple lesson from the Fraction, Decimal, Percent Gizmo. I changed it a little to accomadate my lower level students. I also added a few more materials as an aide.

Designed For:  5th Grade Math

• ##### Fraction, Decimal, and Percent

I used this Gizmo lesson and changed it to adapt to my lower level achieving students. I also added a few more learning manipulatives along with what the Gizmo program recommended.

Designed For:  5th Grade Math

### User Recommendations (3):

• ##### This gizmo allows students to apply previous learning and knowledge to another way of understanding fractions, decimals, and percent.

Recommended For:  5th Grade Math

• ##### Helpful way for students to see how fractions, decimals and percents are related

Recommended For:  4th Grade, 5th Grade Math

• ##### I feel that this is a great way to teach students about decimals, percents, and fractions. It allows students to browse and compare.

Recommended For:  5th Grade Math

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