# Interactive video lesson plan for: Halves and quarters - and thirds also! Simple fraction lesson for 1st grade.

#### Activity overview:

In this easy lesson, we don't yet study the fraction notation, but just learn the concepts related to halves, thirds, and fourths (quarters). I show these by coloring in the corresponding parts.

We also compare two given fractions by coloring. It's basically pretty fun! Fractions don't need to be difficult, scary "monsters" at all!

Check out my other videos at http://www.mathmammoth.com/videos and my fraction workbook at http://www.mathmammoth.com/introduction_fractions.php

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