## Reflection: Student Ownership Fractions and Decimals - Section 3: Closure

As I reflect back over this lesson, I think about the main misconception identified in this lesson.  Some students wrote the number "100" in the hundredths place on the place value chart.  It is easy to tell the students what they did wrong and how to fix it, rather than lead them to the conceptual understanding.  In this lesson, I used questioning to help guide the students to putting the numbers on the chart in the correct place.

As teachers, we must keep in mind that students remember things for short periods of time if they do not actually understand the concept.  If we can get them to discover/learn the concept, then the skill will be forever with the students.  The students must take ownership in their own learning.  As a teacher/facilitator, questioning is one strategy to help lead the students to the conceptual understanding of the skill.

Correcting Misconceptions
Student Ownership: Correcting Misconceptions

# Fractions and Decimals

Unit 7: Decimals
Lesson 3 of 8

## Big Idea: Using a visual model gives the students a conceptual understanding of naming fractions and decimals

Print Lesson
15 teachers like this lesson
Standards:
Subject(s):
Math, Number Sense and Operations, Decimals, Fractions and Decimals
50 minutes

### Rose Monroe

##### Similar Lessons

###### Percents in a Box
7th Grade Math » Exploring Rational Numbers
Big Idea: The percent proportion can be modeled visually.
Favorites(0)
Resources(19)
Dixon, CA
Environment: Suburban

###### Coloring Tiles - Decimal Designs
4th Grade Math » Fractions and Decimals
Big Idea: In this lesson, students combine art and math to understand decimal notation for fractions, and compare decimal fractions.
Favorites(13)
Resources(7)
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban

###### Decimal Introduction
4th Grade Math » Decimals
Big Idea: Students will explore the connection between fractions and decimals by identifying how to read, write, and model decimal numbers using a Google Presentation.
Favorites(19)
Resources(34)
MT
Environment: Urban