5th Grade

Math Warm-Ups

Splat Math

(From Steve Wyborney)


Clothesline Math (Estimation 180)

Number and Operations: Fractions

Common Core Standards

Equivalent Fractions

Fractions on the Number Line, Equivalent Fractions, Partitioning Rectangles

Fraction Concentration

Match fractions to an area or group model.


The Fraction Game

Decomposing fractions, equivalent fractions, combining fractions.


Desmos: The Fraction Challenge


Capture Fractions


Fraction (and Decimal) Models

Connecting fractions, percents, and decimals through visual modeling.

Addition Compare with Fractions

In Between

Roll Around the Clock

PhET Simulations Fraction Intro

PhET Simulations Build a Fraction

PhET Simulations Fraction Matcher

PhET Simulations Fraction Equality

PhET Simulations Fractions: Mixed Numbers

Cover Up Fraction Game 

Cùbrelo (Spanish)

Explore the relative size of fraction pieces and relationships between them.


Uncover Fraction Game 

Descubrelo/Destapalo (Spanish)

Get really good at strategically exchanging fractions for equivalent fractions.


Greatest Fraction Wins!

La Fracción más Grande Gana! (Spanish)

Roll and place each digit as you explore the role of the numerator & denominator  in the value of a fraction as well as model and compare fractions. For 4th and 5th grades, play the Greatest Sum or Greatest Difference wins!  


Fraction Capture

Captura la Fracción (Spanish)

This game is like the card game “War.”  Compare fractions, justify your thinking, win cards!


Fractions In-Between Game

Fracciones en el Medio (Spanish)

Compare fractions, order fractions, justify your thinking.


Smallest Product Wins

El Producto Menor Gana!(Fracciones) (Spanish)

Roll the die and place the digit into the template to make the smallest product.  Focuses on multiplying a whole number by a fraction.  You could vary it to multiply a fraction by a fraction.

Fraction War (from Fractiontalks.com)

Fraction War Video

Fraction War Cards

Desmos:  Equivalent Fractions


The Kool-Aid Kid

 (3-Act Task by Graham Fletcher)

Fraction Estimation


4th & 5th Grade Menu: Fractions

4th & 5th Grade Choice Board: Fractions


Number and Operations in Base Ten: Decimals

Common Core Standards

Desmos:  The Decimal Challenge

Chasing Gold  

(3-Act Task by Graham Fletcher)

Comparing and Ordering Decimal Numbers

Hanging by a Hair  

(3-Act Task by Graham Fletcher)

Multiplying and Dividing Decimal Numbers

Target 1

En el Blanco 1 (Spanish)

Digital Version: Close to 1

Players choose cards to make 2 decimal numbers that have a sum as close to 1 as possible.


Target 2

En el Blanco 2 (Spanish)

Adding Fractions


The Place Value Game

Juego de Valor Posicional (Spanish)

Place Value Game Demo Video

Virtual Spinner

Decimal Place Value


Decimal Compare 

Comparar con Decimales (Spanish)

Digital Version: Decimal Compare

Digital Tool:  Modeling Decimals

Compare decimals - like the card game War.


Decimal Double Compare

Comparación Decimal Doble (Spanish)

Digital Version: Decimal Double Compare

Decimal Subtraction Compare

Digital Tool:  Modeling Decimals

Smaller to Larger - Decimals

Decimales de Menor a Mayor (Spanish)

Digital Version: Smaller to Larger

Digital Tool:  Modeling Decimals

Read, compare, order, model decimals.


Decimal Maze

Making sense of decimal operations.  What is the highest score you can get?  Use a calculator and have fun!

Decimals In-between

Fill Two

Other Decimal Games

5th Grade Choice Board: Decimals (with connections to fractions & percents)


Multiplication and Division

Arithmetic (PhET)

Multiplication Table Exploration


Area Model Introduction (PhET)


Area Model: Multiplication (PhET)

Area Model: Decimals (PhET)



Practice Book (Fractions Units 4 & 7)

Temporarily Free from The Math Learning Center

Print and/or upload to Go Formative (free accounts for now)

Comparing and Ordering Decimals (Gizmos)

Online practice with interactive modeling, practice items, and answers.


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