Estimate Mentally to Assess the Reasonableness of Answers to Problems Involving Fractions

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Talk through the steps of a word problem involving fractions in order for learners to understand reasoning. First they estimate, then calculate, and finally compare the answer to what they predicted. The video discusses what makes something reasonable to determine if the answer makes sense.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the additional videos in the series for more practice with estimation and fractions
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Pros

  • Assign the lesson using Google Classroom
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Common Core