Minecraft: Fractions Steeplechase

Build a Number Line in Minecraft to Show Equivalent Fractions and Create a Racetrack!


In this lesson, students will understand that fractions are like a number on the number line and how to represent fractions on a number line diagram.


  • Build and explain Minecraft math models that show fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers on number lines.
  • Label Minecraft math models with correct fractions on signs.
  • Peer review Minecraft math models and slates of others to check for accuracy.
  • Document models with pictures in portfolios.
  • Explain number patterns in fractions, such as “a/a=1, or 2a/a=2”.

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Mathematics - Algebra (Coding) & Number
  • Quebec - Mathematics
  • New Brunswick - Mathematics
  • Nova Scotia - Mathematics
  • Alberta - Mathematics
  • British Columbia - ADST & Mathematics
  • Manitoba - Mathematics
  • Prince Edward Island - Mathematics
  • Saskatchewan - Mathematics
  • Newfoundland & Labrador - Mathematics
  • Yukon Territories - Follows B.C.'s Curriculum
  • Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
  • Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

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