This digital and printable resource pack contains detailed notes, student practice pages, and 4 sets of differentiated task cards for teaching fraction line plots.

What You Get:

2 Mini-Lessons

Plotting Fractions on a Line

  • Notes Page on Setting Up a Fraction Line Plot
  • Notes on Interpreting the Information to Answer Questions
  • Practice page: Blades of Grass

Plotting Fractions on a Line Using Equivalent Fractions

  • Notes Pages
  • Practice Activity: Bag of Nuts
  • Independent Practice Activity: Walking

Task Cards

  • (4 Sets) for Differentiation and Centers

Digital Version:

  • Notes and Practice in Google Slides
  • Tutorial Videos included in each mini-lesson
  • Task Cards in Google Forms

Introduce line plots with fractions with the instructional pages:

  • the first set is for plotting on a line that does not require students to make equivalent fractions on the plot (and one practice page)
  • the second set explains how to plot fractions on a line that does require equivalent fractions (and 2 practice pages)

Use the differentiated (color-coded) task cards to allow for student practice and assessment. You can split your class up by mastery, use them in small groups, etc. Students are given a story problem and have to plot the data provided on a line plot, then answer 8 task card questions about the line plot.

Answer Keys Included.