Larger or Smaller
In this number comparison activity, students determine how many time larger or smaller a number is than another number. There are 22 questions on this activity, and the answers are on the second page.
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The Meaning of Multiplying Fractions with Visuals
Suggestions are given for how to address one of the seventh grade Common Core math standards regarding the multiplication of rational numbers. After addressing four real-world scenarios, groups discuss the breaking up of a chocolate...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
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There is more than one way to answer a question; especially when you have fractions in measurement. Here are three questions with real-world situations in which 5th graders are asked to provide answers in three ways: a larger unit of...
5th Math CCSS: Designed
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5th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Fraction Relative Size
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4th - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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