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3rd Grade Fractions Trashketball Game – Fractions Review Game

With this Fractions Trashketball game, your students will have a blast while reviewing essential fraction skills.

Description

Looking for fun STAAR prep activities for 3rd grade? Look no further! Fractions Trashketball is an exciting fraction review game that your students will LOVE playing. With this game, your students will have a blast while reviewing essential fraction skills. Even though this was designed specifically with the STAAR in mind, many skills are similar to the common core standards.

NEW TO TRASHKETBALL?
Trashketball is an exciting game that requires minimum setup.

Materials needed:

• Trash can
• Ball
• Problems to solve

Game instructions:

• Split your class into teams.
• Display a question from the fraction game
• Teams get points for correct answers and a chance to shoot a basket for bonus points.

Digital Trashketball
You get two versions of this digital game: PowerPoint and Google Slides. Choose the format that works best for you. Both versions include built-in answer keys.

✅ WHAT’S INCLUDED:

• Digital game cards (PowerPoint & Google Slides)
• Student recording sheet
• Bonus student recording sheet with three challenge problems.

THIS GAME COVERS THE FOLLOWING TEKS:

• 3.3A – represent fractions greater than zero and less than or equal to one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 using concrete objects and pictorial models, including strip diagrams and number lines
• 3.3B – determine the corresponding fraction greater than zero and less than or equal to one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 given a specified point on a number line
• 3.3C – explain that the unit fraction 1/b represents the quantity formed by one part of a whole that has been partitioned into b equal parts where b is a non-zero whole number
• 3.3D – compose and decompose a fraction a/b with a numerator greater than zero and less than or equal to b as a sum of parts 1/b
• 3.3E – solve problems involving partitioning an object or a set of objects among two or more recipients using pictorial representations of fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8;
• 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
• 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
• 3.3H – compare two fractions having the same numerator or denominator in problems by reasoning about their sizes and justifying the conclusion using symbols, words, objects, and pictorial models
• 3.7A – represent fractions of halves, fourths, and eighths as distances from zero on a number line

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