## 4.NF.B.3

## Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b.

23 Lesson(s)

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#### 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.

#### In this hands on lesson, students explore fractional relationships using pattern blocks in order to build conceptual understanding of numerator and denominator.

#### When students write to explain, it gives a clear picture of their understanding. Visual models can assist the students in solving the problems.

#### In this lesson students spend the hour taking a written summative assessment of fraction concepts.

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#### Students will use fraction strips and begin discovering fractional relationships.

#### Students will fold rectangular paper "pizzas" to prove that two fractions can look differently but have the same value.

#### This lesson builds towards students ability to compare fractions by creating common denominators or numerators - 4.NF.2

#### Mii creations! Students continue exploring fractions and extend their previous understanding of comparing fractions in this lesson by participating in an engaging art activity.

#### Students will use greater than and less than symbols to compare fractions with like and unlike denominators.

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