Fractions on a Number Line | Doodle Math: Twist on Color by Number


Students practice representing and comparing fractions on a number line with this Fractions on a Number Line Doodle & Color by Number resource. Contains 2 levels for easy differentiation with 20 questions total. Level 1 involves identifying and representing fractions on a number line. Level 2 involves comparing fractions with the same numerator or denominator with <, =, or > symbols, and denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, or 8. The image is lantern themed, perfect for Lunar New Year. These zero prep printable worksheets are great for emergency sub plans, math centers, independent practice, review, math lesson, homework, and bulletin board decorations.

Why you'll love this

It's a fresh twist on color by number or color by code. Each correct answer unlocks a doodle pattern students can use to complete a mystery image with the colors of their choice. They keep students engaged, free up your time for differentiation, and look great as classroom decorations.

CCSS Standards: 3.NF.A.2, 3.NF.A.2a, 3.NF.A.2b, 3.NF.A.3d

What’s included:

  1. Level 1. Identifying and representing fractions on a number line diagram. - 10 questions

  2. Level 2. Comparing fractions with the same numerator or denominator with <, =, or > symbols where the numerator or denominator are the same, and denominators are of 2, 3, 4, 6, or 8. - 10 questions

  3. Image sheet. The image has a lantern theme perfect for Lunar New Year. Students fill in the designated sections for doodling.

  4. Answer key. Included for both the problems and the image sheet.

What teachers say about my Doodle & Color by Number activities:

  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This was difficult for my accelerated students! I loved it and so did they! They found trying to doodle the drawing and win ‘the best doodler’ fun. Students were engaged with the math, but also with their creativity.” - Kay Y.

  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I loved that this activity had different levels. I used the 2 different levels with as an on-grade level support and a below-grade level support.” – Cristin B.

  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This was a great review for my 6th graders. This helped to keep them engaged while I worked with small groups.” – Ashley B.

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