4.NF.A.1

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- 4.NF.A.1Explain why a fraction a/b is equivalent to a fraction (n × a)/(n × b) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.
- 4.NF.A.2Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.

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## 4.NF.A.1

## Explain why a fraction a/b is equivalent to a fraction (n × a)/(n × b) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.

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### Many Names for Fractions

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

### Looking for Patterns + Show What You Know

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Operations

Big Idea:

#### How would you solve 3 ¼ - 1 5/6? What do students understand? What gaps do they have in their understanding? Students continue looking for patterns when they are adding and subtracting fractions and then they take a quiz.

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### Rolling with Fractions

7th Grade Math »
Unit: Operations with Rational Numbers

7th Grade Math »
Unit: Operations with Rational Numbers

### Number Lines and Equivalent Fractions

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Fractions

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Fractions

### Fraction Jeopardy

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Operations with Fractions

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Operations with Fractions

Big Idea:

#### In this lesson, students play a jeopardy game using a smart board, to review important fraction concepts. Students will complete a fraction assessment in the near future, so this is an important lesson for me to gauge students' abilities and skills.

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### Is it 1 or more than 1? (Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers)

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Fractions

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Fractions

### Pattern Blocks to Investigate Fractions

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

### Investigating Fractions with Smarties

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Fractions

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Fractions

### Rocking Operations with Fractions - Assessment

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Operations with Fractions

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Operations with Fractions

### Exploring Equivalent Fractions

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

4th Grade Math »
Unit: Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

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