Reflection: Lesson Planning Comparing and Ordering Fractions - Section 3: Closer

 

I think one thing that has really moved my students in their mathematical thinking is their ability to reason through their answer.  It is definitely a confidence booster for them.  This coupled with the sense of it being okay to be wrong, has really increased the level of participation in my room as well.  I can recall several of my struggling math student’s sense of accomplishment for being able to verbalize the correct thinking for a problem.  It is great to see students have confidence in life but it is even more gratifying to see them have confidence in math. 

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Comparing and Ordering Fractions

Unit 4: Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Lesson 3 of 17

Objective: Students will be able to compare fractions in order to build knowledge of benchmark fractions.

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