Copyright

Fraction Project Ideas for 6th Grade

Instructor: Bethany Calderwood

Bethany has taught special education in grades PK-5 and has a master's degree in special education.

From the time they are introduced in elementary school, fractions are an integral part of math and science. These projects help sixth graders enhance their fraction skills through teaching, creating interactive activities, and finding fraction use in real life.

Fractions Again?

Why should sixth graders work on fractions again? A solid understanding of fractions is fundamental to the study of higher math and sciences. Students in middle and high school will encounter fractions as part of numerous formulas, and they need to navigate them with ease. As students reach sixth grade, they have already spent considerable time learning how to manipulate fractions. This makes it an ideal time to challenge and stretch that knowledge using creative projects with real life applications.

Project: Fractions in Action Blog

Objective: Create a blog or scrapbook showcasing real-life applications of fractions.

Materials: Computer and camera access or materials for cutting, pasting, drawing, and writing; research resources

To unlock this lesson you must be a Study.com Member.
Create your account

Register to view this lesson

Are you a student or a teacher?

Unlock Your Education

See for yourself why 30 million people use Study.com

Become a Study.com member and start learning now.
Become a Member  Back
What teachers are saying about Study.com
Try it risk-free for 30 days

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Create an account to start this course today
Try it risk-free for 30 days!
Create an account
Support