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Equivalent Fractions 3rd Grade Google Slides – A Digital Hands On Activity


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Your 3rd grade students will learn finding equivalent fractions in a snap with this digital Equivalent Fractions hands on activity! Students will shade models to find equivalent fractions and use drag and drop words and phrases to easily explain their thinking. These fun & engaging slides are perfect for practicing TEKS 3.3F and 3.3G and CCSS 3.NF.3a and 3.NF.3b.

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 finding equivalent fractions 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.

Equivalent Fractions 3rd grade Topics:

  • Students digitally shade fraction strips to find equivalent fractions
  • Students locate fraction models that show equivalent fractions and then name the fractions
  • Students explain their thinking, that equivalent fractions show the same amount of one whole and that the wholes are the same size.
  • Denominators are limited to 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8 to align with the 3rd grade fractions TEKS 3.3F, 3.3G and CCSS 3.NF.3a, 3.NF.3b

What’s Included in this Equivalent Fractions 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 to teach equivalent fractions
  • Key

Ideas on how to use this Equivalent Fractions Activity:

  • 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 3.3F Represent equivalent fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 using a variety of objects and pictorial models, including number lines.

TEKS 3.3G Explain that two fractions are equivalent if and only if they are both represented by the same point on the number line or represent the same portion of a same size whole for an area model.

Common Core 3.NF.3a Understand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the same size, or the same point on a number line.

Common Core 3.NF.3b Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3). Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.

Additional information


3.3F, 3.3G

Common Core

3.NF.3a, 3.NF.3b

Resource Type

Digital Resources

Grade Level


Number of Pages

15 interactive student slides + video instructions