Jon and Charlie's Run

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Let's use math to solve an argument. Jon and Charlie are debating about who can run farther, but who is right? That's what your class will figure out as they apply their understanding of fractions to this real-life situation. A simple, yet effective problem that requires learners to support their explanations with visual models. Follow up this activity with a discussion, allowing students to share their solutions with their peers.

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CCSS: Designed

  • Presents a real-life context for using fractions
  • Clearly addresses the concept of equivalent fractions

  • Worksheet only includes a single problem