Fractions Name__________________________ Matching ___ This is “part of a whole” A. Numerator ___ This is the “part” of a fraction and this number goes on the top. B. Denominator ___ This is the “whole” of a fraction and this number goes on the bottom. C. Fraction M & M Activity How many M & M’s are in your “whole” bag? _____ Does this number represent the numerator or the denominator? How many of your M & M’s are red?_____ How many of your M & M’s are green?_____ How many of your M & M’s are yellow?_____ How many of your M & M’s are orange?_____ How many of your M & M’s are blue?_____ How many of your M & M’s are brown?_____ Do these numbers represent the numerator or the denominator? Identify the fractions What fraction of your M & M’s are red? What fraction of your M & M’s are green? What fraction of your M & M’s are yellow? What fraction of your M & M’s are orange? What fraction of your M & M’s are blue? What fraction of your M & M’s are brown? What fraction of your M & M’s are purple? What fraction of your M & M’s are NOT orange? Rate Yourself How well do you understand these skills about fractions? (1 being I don’t understand any of this and 5 being I understand all of this) 1 2 3 4 5