A scene from this summer’s
blockbuster movie The Weird Number. The star of the movie is
2/3. Can you find him in the photo on the left? (He's wearing a
"disguise".) Watch the entire movie below! It will take a few seconds
to load. Click on the Play button to start.)
Put them randomly on the students chairs before they arrive in
class. After they
come in and find their cards, tell them the following:
Today you are going to be one of the fractions that lives in
Fractionville. You will
need an ID card which you found on your chair. The ID card has your
(for example, 3/4) and a picture ID. You belong to a family of 5
Your task is to find your family members and sit down with them. When
you are together,
the godmother or godfather should stand up!
After the students are in their groups and find out who their
godmother or godfather is, the fractions in lowest terms stands up!
For a dynamic version of the "cards" click
here. Watch what happens when you click on the fraction names or
their ID pictures.