Reflection: Complex Tasks Using Benchmark Fractions to Estimate Sums & Differences - Section 2: Launch/Guided Practice

 
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Using Benchmark Fractions to Estimate Sums & Differences

Unit 2: Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Lesson 6 of 11

Objective: SWBAT estimate the sums and differences of fractions using benchmark fractions to guide the reasonableness of their answer.

Big Idea: Students apply their knowledge of benchmark fractions to estimate sums and differences of fractions. They also learn how to show their thinking using number lines.

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Math, Fractions, estimate (sums and differences), Fraction
  50 minutes
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