Reflection: Conferencing Exploring Unit Fractions 1/2, 1/3, 1/4 - Section 3: Student Practice


After today's lesson, I took the time to comment on almost every student's slides. This was such a powerful way to provide immediate feedback! 

Here, 1:3 Book Bins, I tried to push this student's thinking by commenting: If 3 books boxes = 1 whole, then what fraction would 5 book boxes be? The student responded, "I think it would be 5/3." Amazing!

Here's another student, 1:4 Ruler, who showed 1/4 of a ruler. Again, to extend this student's learning, I asked: How many inches are equal to 2/4 then? The student responded, "6 inches." 

Both of the above examples helped provide me with a larger picture of these students' understanding of fractions. 

  Conferencing: Commenting on Student Slides
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Exploring Unit Fractions 1/2, 1/3, 1/4

Unit 10: Fractions
Lesson 2 of 16

Objective: SWBAT show and explain how many unit fractions are in a whole.

Big Idea: By partitioning and adding unit fractions, students will gain a deeper understanding of the meaning of fractions.

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Math, Fractions, Measurement and Methods, technology, composing fractions, ruler, fraction equivalency, fraction tiles
  100 minutes
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