3.NF.A.3b

Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3). Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.

 
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And the Oscar Goes To….

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Unit Fractions
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Unit Fractions
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Creating and viewing movies made by student groups will enhance working through real world faction story problems.

 
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I Want Some Candy! A Journaling Assessment

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Unit Fractions
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Unit Fractions
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students must acquire an ability to explain their thinking using accurate vocabulary words. Journal entries are a perfect venue for this learning.

 
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Comparing Unit Fractions

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
Diane Siekmann
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This activity helps students to conceptualize the difference between fractions as they fold the same size piece of paper to create different fractional units.

 
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Large Number Lines

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
Diane Siekmann
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Using large number lines provides an opportunity to use a large strip of paper to represent the whole amount and conceptualize how fractional amounts changed based on the size of the whole amount.

 
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Show What You Know: A 2 Day Assessment

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Comparing Fractions
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Comparing Fractions
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

After a large unit like fractions, it is important to assess the students ability to apply and communicate their knowledge. These two very different activities will help you assess and record your student's learning according to the Common Core Standards.

 
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Showing Halves

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
Diane Siekmann
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Developing an understanding of benchmark fractions, students arrange and rearrange tiles to show different models of half.

 
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A Fraction Quilt

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Comparing Fractions
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Comparing Fractions
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

ART! Fractions and art are a perfect pair. Check this lesson out for a review of fractional partitions making a whole.

 
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