Use Models to Compare Fractions

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One task, broken into four parts, challenges mathematicians to show what they know about fractions. Using a number line and models, scholars compare fractions and prove proficiency through written responses. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a fraction model out of construction paper for learners to use if a hands-on model best suits their needs 
  • Administer the assessment before and after fraction instruction to gauge comprehension
  • Work on a single task with a small group based on ability level to guide them through the problem-solving process
Classroom Considerations

  • Class members should be familiar with fractions and the use of numbers lines and fraction models 
Pros

  • Comes with a pupil-friendly rubric
  • Teacher Guide is written in detail and easy to follow 
Cons

  • None
Common Core