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3rd Grade Math - Unit Fractions

Updated: Nov 12, 2023

This post explains and gives practice opportunities related to TEKS 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


Unit fractions are easy to understand (any fraction with a numerator of one is a unit fraction) but essential to develop an understanding of decomposing fractions and fraction addition.

Oral Language Development

Students process information through talking and conversing, not simply listening or watching a teacher demonstration. Here are so talk structures aligned with 3.3C to help you students unmute in the classroom.

You can find the Google Slide version here. You can also learn more about the Unmute model here.


STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2023, this supporting standard has been tested 2 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining the problems can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click here. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.


To view all the posts in this 3rd grade TEKS review series, click here.

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