Reflection: Intervention and Extension Are They Really The Same? - Section 3: Create and Discover


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Some students had a hard time explaining how they determine their answer.  As I circled the room and interact with different pairs, I discovered that using fractions models, illustrations, and muniplutives can assist students in their learning.  The use of visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves were the same size, help them recognize and generate equivalent fractions.



  Intervention and Extension: What I noticed!
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Are They Really The Same?

Unit 3: Number & Operations-Fractions
Lesson 16 of 21

Objective: SWBAT explain why fractions are equivalent.

Big Idea: Students often wonder how two things so different can end up being the same, in this lesson students will be exploring the relevance and how to determine if fractions are equivalent through a variety of ways.

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Math, making predictions, explain, comparison, discussions, models / tables / graphs (mathematical relationships)
  70 minutes
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