## Equal pieces and the number line approach - Section 2: Common Mistake when showing fractions on a numberline.

Equal pieces and the number line approach
Equal pieces and the number line approach

# Comparing Fractions on a Numberline

Unit 6: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
Lesson 7 of 12

## Big Idea: Students draw a number line and learn the meaning of comparing fractions by dividing equal parts and shading in the number of parts. Then they compare!

Print Lesson
Add this lesson to your favorites
Standards:
Subject(s):
Math, Number Sense and Operations, Fractions, Number line model for fractions, comparing fractions
45 minutes

### Mary Ellen Kanthack

##### Similar Lessons

###### Which Fraction is Greater?
6th Grade Math » Fraction Operations
Big Idea: Which fraction is greater: 9/8 or 4/3? Students play the comparing game in order to develop strategies for comparing fractions.
Favorites(16)
Resources(27)
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban

###### Clarify & Correct arguments
7th Grade Math » Proportionality on a graph
Big Idea: Making an argument requires accurate and sufficient mathematical evidence.
Favorites(0)
Resources(17)
Dixon, CA
Environment: Suburban

###### Comparing Fractions Same Numerator or Same Denominator
4th Grade Math » Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions
Big Idea: Students will use greater than and less than symbols to compare fractions with like and unlike denominators.
Favorites(1)
Resources(11)
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
sign up or
Something went wrong. See details for more info
 Nothing to upload details close