Simple Fractions (Grade 1)
Objectives: At the end of the lesson, the students should be able to: 1. Identify simple fractions.
2. Shade the given figure based from the given fractions. 3. Appreciate the beauty of one’s work and demonstrate neatness in one’s work.
I. Subject Matter:
Topic: Simple Fractions
Reference: Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills Grade 1
Author: Dawn Downs Purney
Pages: Page 429 - 435
Materials: Sky Flakes, Poster, Work sheets, Paper, Computer/LCD for powerpoint presentation (if available.)
Skills: Identify fractions (cognitive), Coloring (psychomotor), Appreciate the beauty of one’s work (affective)
A. Preparatory Activity/Review:
What can you observe from the poster? (Answers will vary)
1 Lesson Proper
Teacher: Class, what is this?
A cracker. This is a whole cracker.
Do you also eat cracker?
Yes/No, Madam. I know you are hungry, so we’ll take a bite. Do you know that I can share this one whole
cracker with two persons?
Yes/No, Madam. See these divisions here? I can cut along these lines so I can share the two pieces with
another two persons.
If I cut this cracker along the dotted
lines, what do I have now?
Three pieces of the cracker.
These three pieces are all part of
the whole cracker. Am I right, class? Yes, Madam.
A part of a whole is called _______
(Answers will vary) any volunteer?
A part of a whole is called
What is fraction, class?
A part of a whole.
This is how you write a piece of
the cracker in fraction.
1 part, divided, shaded, numerator
3 number of equal parts, denominator
Class, what does the numerator
Part shaded or
divided. What does the denominator stands for?
Number of equal parts
If I draw an object with three equal parts
and only one part is shaded, how will I
write the fraction?
For these two pieces of crackers,
How do you write it in fraction?
You can also write it this way
2 / 3
The three parts of the cracker, in
fraction, would be what?
I want a volunteer?
(Answers may vary)
It is 3 / 3.
-- is also equal to 1, which is the
Is it clear, class?
Now, I want you to have some exercises.
Directions: Color only the shapes that show halves...
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