Fractions: Intro

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There's nothing improper in learning about fractions. Scholars apply an interactive to explore models for proper and improper fractions. They then answer a set of questions in a game that requires building models for given fractions and writing fractions for given models.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have classmates work in pairs, where one partner suggests a fraction and the other models the fraction using the interactive
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners should have experience with both proper and improper fractions
  • Note that some tasks use denominators not allowed by the Common Core math standards at the third grade level
  • Uses different types of fraction models, including circles, horizontal and vertical fraction bars, graduated cylinders, cakes, and number lines
  • Interactive automatically updates models to match fractions
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