## Fractional Hi-Lo

The computer has selected a fraction at random. Your job is to determine the fraction by guessing. The computer will tell you if you are too high or too low. A great way for students to practice ordering fractions.

http://www.theproblemsite.com/games/hilo.asp

## Fraction Four

Students play a version of Connect Four, gaining the chance to place a piece on the board by answering questions about simplify fractions, converting fractions to decimals and percents, as well as algebra questions involving fractions.

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/FractionFour/

## 13 Ways of Looking at a Half

There are 13 ways to divide the square in half Can your class find them all?
http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/fractions/fractions_intro2.html

## Scale 'n' Pop

Students have to scale the balloon to just the right size so it is small enough to fit between the planks but large enough to pop the balloon. A lovely activity on comparing the size of fractions.

Instructions
http://mathforum.org/tpow/index2.ehtml?puzzle=205

Java applet
http://mathforum.org/escotpow/puzzles/scalenpop/ScaleNPop.html

## Virtual Tangrams

Tangrams are a versatile manipulative. They can be used to build understanding of geometry, fractions, area and other topics. This is a Java implementation of tangrams.
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_268_g_1_t_3.html?open=activities&...

## Fraction and Decimal Equivalents

This is a flipchart with many interactive pages. You may need to become a member (its free!) of the Promethean Planet forum to access it.
http://www.prometheanplanet.com/us/server/show/ConResource.337

Go here to become a member of the USA Promethean Planet Forum:
http://www.prometheanplanet.com/us/server/show/nav.802

## Comparing and Simplifying Fractions

See fractions side by side. There are four ways to see them:
- cutting up a pizza
- people in a group
- filling a jug
- dividing up a bar of chocolate
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/fracti...

## The Super Sequencer

Count forwards and backwards with the Super Sequencer, including decimals and negative numbers. There are 3 speeds - slow, medium and fast. From Ambleside Primary.
http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/supersequencer.html

The Multi Sequencer displays two sequences simultaneously. Click on [Instructions] and then [More] to get some ideas how you might use this.
http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/multisequencer.html