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Diane Siekmann

3rd Grade Math

Sunset Canyon School

Phoenix, AZ

Urban Environment

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(9 Units, 80 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Fractions(18 Lessons)

Fraction Counting

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Students develop their understanding of fractions through counting unit fractions on a number line.

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8 Resources

9 Favorites

Our Garden Problem

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Using a debate format this lesson provides students the opportunity to solve a complex problem similar to sample item from the PARCC exam.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

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Units & Wholes (Days 1 - 3)

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:It is important for students to learn to compare the size of the same fraction units as the size of the whole amount changes.

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8 Resources

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Fractions On A Number Line

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:As students develop an understanding of unit fractions, they can begin to order them on a number line to support comparing fractions in future lessons and grades.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

39 Favorites

Fraction Assessment

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:This is a summative assessment based on my fraction unit. This assessment will determine if I need to reteach any concepts, and guide and inform future fraction standards and concepts.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

16 Favorites

Ordering Fractions With Partners

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Students teaching and learning from each other improves and enhances their learning and understanding in a reteach of this concept.

10 Resources

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10 Resources

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Plant The Garden to 3/4

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Connecting fractions to real life by planting a garden helps students understand how fractions are used and how to create equivalent fractions.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

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Creating Fraction Strips

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:When students create their own fraction strips they develop an understanding of unit fractions and relationships between different fractions.

8 Resources

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8 Resources

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Large Number Lines

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Using large number lines provides an opportunity to use a large strip of paper to represent the whole amount and conceptualize how fractional amounts changed based on the size of the whole amount.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

1 Favorite

Comparing Unit Fractions

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:This activity helps students to conceptualize the difference between fractions as they fold the same size piece of paper to create different fractional units.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

7 Favorites

Debate: Does This Shape Show Fourths? (Day 1 & Day 2)

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Creating a debate format to probe student thinking about complex shapes allows students to analyze and critique thinking and explanations.

12 Resources

6 Favorites

12 Resources

6 Favorites

Drawing Fraction Bars to Compare Fractions

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Students need to be able to create their own models of fractions to support their reasoning as they compare fractions.

10 Resources

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10 Resources

21 Favorites

Modeling Fractions Assessment

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Having students create their own models of fractions will help them to develop the concept of comparing fractions.

8 Resources

11 Favorites

8 Resources

11 Favorites

Unit Fraction Examples & Non-Examples

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Comparing and contrasting examples and non-examples of unit fractions allows students to develop a conceptual understanding of fractions.

9 Resources

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9 Resources

7 Favorites

The Whole In Fractions

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Students need to be able to see how fractions combine to create a whole amount. This is the first step in adding fractions with like denominators.

10 Resources

6 Favorites

10 Resources

6 Favorites

Ordering Fractions With Fraction Cards (Days 1 - 3)

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:This task requires students to use the numerators and denominators of fractions for ordering fractions between zero and one.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

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Equal Unit Fractions?

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Students construct arguments and explain if a given shape includes unit (equal sized) fractions.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Showing Halves

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Developing an understanding of benchmark fractions, students arrange and rearrange tiles to show different models of half.

12 Resources

4 Favorites

12 Resources

4 Favorites