Reflection: Complex Tasks Comparing and Ordering Fractions and Decimals Task - Section 4: Closure

 

Using a task to teach gives the students a chance to get away from the math book.  The components of the task allows the students to work independently, then with their classmates in groups.  This is an excellent way to see what the students know before they work in groups.  As they work independently, I walk around to see their answers.  This gives me an idea of who I will need to work with further on the skill.  

  Using a Task to Teach
  Complex Tasks: Using a Task to Teach
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Comparing and Ordering Fractions and Decimals Task

Unit 7: Decimals
Lesson 4 of 8

Objective: SWBAT use place value to determine the order of fractions and decimals, then justify their answers with models.

Big Idea: Models can help students compare and order fractions and decimals.

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