Reflection: Student Communication Quiz 1: Creating and Comparing Equivalent Fractions - Section 2: Administering the Quiz


I met with each of my students almost immediately after the quiz. I graded them quickly to give them the feedback they need to understand what their weaknesses are. I am amazed at how the connections are not clicking. I am seeing mastery in the classroom practices, but it didn't transfer for many students. I have reflected on what I need to do differently. I think that more classroom practice would be helpful. This group of students needed more time to draw number lines or models, and perhaps write more about their understanding in assignments. What seemed to click along in the classroom so easily, did not work here. Take a look at their work in this video clip. The quiz I have provided is modified from this quiz. I went back and fixed wording, to make sure that everything is crystal clear in the directions.

  Things aren't clicking...
  Student Communication: Things aren't clicking...
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Quiz 1: Creating and Comparing Equivalent Fractions

Unit 6: Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals
Lesson 5 of 12

Objective: SWBAT create equivalent fractions and compare fractions using a fractional model.

Big Idea: This quick formative assessment will show what students understand about equivalent fractions and comparing fractions through writing and drawing.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Fractions, equivalent fractions, quiz, Formative assessment on fraction
  40 minutes
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