## Reflection: Intervention and Extension Compare Parts of a Whole - Section 3: Checking For Understanding

Some students had difficulties determining the size of the fraction by the denominator.  Students were given math manipulatives to actually see the size of the fraction.  Holding the manipulatives in their hands allow them to examine the size of the fraction, and ultimately determine that the larger the denominator the smaller the pieces, and the smaller the denominator the larger the pieces.

Intervention and Extension: VIDEO-RECORDED INTERVENTION

# Compare Parts of a Whole

Unit 3: Number & Operations-Fractions
Lesson 2 of 21

## Big Idea: Given a set of fractions students will be able to compare unit fraction by using models to determine that the more equal parts there are in the whole, the smaller each part will be.

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Math, Fractions, comparing, reasoning
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### Carol Redfield

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