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Close to 0, 1/2, or 1?

Unit 6: Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions
Lesson 7 of 14

Objective: SWBAT compare two fractions using a benchmark such as 1/2.

Big Idea: Is it closer to 0, 1/2 or 1? Students will have to look carefully when using this direct instruction approach. Students model fractions compared with 1/2 in order to compare fractions.

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Math, Fractions, Number Sense and Operations, manipulatives, fraction comparisons, modeling, Benchmark fractions, fraction bars
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