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Comparing Fractions with the Same Numerator – Common Numerator Google Slides


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Your students will truly understand Comparing Fractions with the Same Numerator with these engaging Google Slides. The key to comparing fractions with the same numerator is understanding how the denominator determines the size of the pieces. This activity has students look for patterns by analyzing the denominators. These slides are aligned to TEKS 3.3H and CCSS 3.NF.3d .

What you will love about this resource:

  • Every slide is bright and colorful to capture your students’ attention.
  • Interactive movable pieces keep your students engaged.
  • Video Instructions embedded into the Google Slides make your job easier.

Video instructions for students are embedded in the activity:

  1. Have students who forget instructions as soon as it is time for them to begin working? Students can watch the video instructions on comparing fractions with the same numerator before completing the activity at a math station, for seatwork or homework.
  2. Have students who are absent? The video instructions save you time so that you don’t have to explain how to complete the activity to students.
  3. Have a sub? They can watch the video instructions so that they can offer support while students complete the digital activity.

Comparing Fractions with the Same Numerator Topics Include:

  • Digitally shading fraction models to compare fractions with common numerators
  • Using the >, < and = symbols to compare fractions
  • Looking at the denominator to compare the fractions, since they are comparing fractions with the same numerator
  • Explaining their thinking with easy-to-use drag and drop words and phrases

What’s Included in this Comparing Fractions with Common Numerators resource?

  • PDF with a Link to make a copy of the Google Slides in your Google Drive
  • Video Instructions (Student devices must be able to access You-Tube)
  • 15 student practice slides
  • Key

Ideas on how to use this resource on Comparing Fractions with the Same Numerator:

  • Use it as a whole class teaching tool by projecting the slides and using the movable, interactive pieces to teach your lesson
  • Use this resource as a no prep math station
  • Use it as an early finisher activity
  • Use this resource for small group reteach or tutoring
  • Assign this resource as a lesson for student practice as independent work. the embedded video instructions keep students from interrupting you.
  • Share the digital key for parents and students to check work at home

This resource can be easily assigned in Google Classroom or any other platform compatible with Google Slides. Homeschool parents can use this resource by simply opening it in Google Slides. All you need to access Google Slides is a free Gmail account.

Standards Alignment:

TEKS 3.3H Compare two fractions having the same numerator or denominator in problems by reasoning about their sizes and justifying the conclusion using symbols, words, objects, and pictorial models.

Common Core 3.NF.3d Compare two fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.

Additional information



Common Core


Resource Type

Digital Resources

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Number of Pages

15 interactive student slides + video instructions