Explaining Fraction Equivalence with Picture

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Visual models are a great tool for demonstrating the concept of equivalent fractions. Given two pictures, young mathematicians first identify each fraction and then write an explanation for why they are equivalent. Use as a guided practice activity, allowing for students to share their understanding of this big idea with their peers.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Included pictures clearly show the equivalence of two fractions
  • Requires students to explain the concept of equivalent fractions in their own words
Cons

  • Worksheet only includes pictures for two fractions
Common Core