Represent Fractional Distance Measurement Quantities Using Diagrams

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The first lesson in a series of five, the lesson supports learners in discovering new strategies for finding fractional distances by using diagrams with measurement scales. After a review of fractions and diagrams, the common mistake of confusing the whole amount (the denominator) with the numerator is discussed. The core lesson walks through a multi-step word problem, addressing different strategies that can be used along the way and mentioning helpful reminders about common missteps.

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Pros

  • A review of different type of diagrams that will be used throughout the series sets learners up for success
  • A discussion of the three different ways of expressing a fraction is another helpful review
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