## Fraction Match-Up Cards - Section 2: Activity

# Fraction Match-Up

Lesson 10 of 10

## Objective: SWBAT identify fractions in a model and written with numbers.

#### Intro

*5 min*

*Yesterday I was looking through some of my old games, and I saw one of my favorite games! It was a match-up game, like memory, and I thought that it might be fun and stretch our brains in math to do it with fractions!*

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#### Activity

*35 min*

The focus of this lesson is for students to quickly recognize a picture model and a written number to match, and to be able to explain why they match. I think students build a much deeper and long lasting understanding of a concept when they have to explain it in writing or words (MP3).

*You are all going to have a bag full of fraction tiles. Some have pictures that represent a fraction and others have the numbers written out. You and your partner will need to turn over 2 tiles at a time, and try to match up as many fractions as you can. The key to it, though, is that you have to write a sentence to explain why those 2 are a match if you want it to count. *

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#### Close

*10 min*

*Who would like to share one of their matches with us and what their justification was?*

I call on a few students to share their examples so students get exposed to others reasoning and justification. I think it’s important for students to not only have opportunities to share but to hear the reasoning of their classmates and to hear things explained in various ways.

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- UNIT 1: Crazy About Fractions
- UNIT 2: Sharing Equally with Division
- UNIT 3: The Relationship Between Multiplication and Division
- UNIT 4: Number Lines
- UNIT 5: Multiply or Divide with Word Problems
- UNIT 6: Telling Time
- UNIT 7: Problem Solving
- UNIT 8: 2-Digit by 1-Digit Multiplication
- UNIT 9: Measurement and Data
- UNIT 10: Math in the Real World
- UNIT 11: More Problem Solving Practice
- UNIT 12: Addition & Subtraction
- UNIT 13: 3rd Grade Expectations
- UNIT 14: Geometry
- UNIT 15: Surveys and Graphing
- UNIT 16: Fun with Multiplying and Dividing

- LESSON 1: What is a Fraction?
- LESSON 2: Digging Into Fractions
- LESSON 3: Parts of a Set
- LESSON 4: Comparing Fractions
- LESSON 5: What's in the Set?
- LESSON 6: What is a Set?
- LESSON 7: Teach Me About Fractions
- LESSON 8: Are My Fractions Equivalent?
- LESSON 9: Comparing Fractions with Models
- LESSON 10: Fraction Match-Up