Color Based on Mixed Numbers

Shaded vs. Unshaded Worksheet

Worksheet Description

This worksheet is a mathematics educational resource focused on teaching fractions through visual aids. It instructs students to write the fraction for both shaded and unshaded parts of each fraction model presented. The models include a variety of shapes such as circles, squares, triangles, and more complex shapes like a pentagon and hexagon, each divided into equal parts with certain sections shaded. Each shape is accompanied by two blank spaces where students are meant to fill in the fraction that corresponds to the shaded and unshaded portions.

The worksheet is designed to help students understand the concept of fractions by visually representing parts of a whole. It aims to teach the ability to discern and express what portion of a shape is shaded compared to the portion that is not. This visual method is particularly effective in helping students grasp the idea of fractions as parts of a whole and to translate this understanding into numerical fraction form. By completing this worksheet, students practice identifying fractions and gain a clearer understanding of the relationship between the numerator and denominator in different contexts.