## Reflection: Diverse Entry Points Adding Fractions by Thinking about Decimals - Section 3: Student Practice

One of the best ways to provide students with diverse entry points is to give students choices! Today, I was at first hesitant to provide students with so many models as I didn't want the lesson to be confusing. As it turns out, the multiple models allowed for diverse entry points. Students gravitated toward the models that they were most comfortable with first and then tried other models as they felt ready. Here, one student explains her favorite model: Providing Student Choice

Diverse Entry Points: Reflection

Unit 9: Decimals
Lesson 4 of 5

## Big Idea: Students will add fractions by thinking about decimals and using a variety of tools: equivalent fractions, a number line model, a money model, and an area model.

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Math, Fractions, Decimals, equivalent fractions, adding fractions, area model, money model, number line model, decimal notation, decimal conversions
100 minutes

### Kara Nelson

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