## Reflection: Writing Across the Disciplines Are My Fractions Equivalent? - Section 3: Activity

I chose to have students write an explanation about equivalent fractions in addition to their visual model because I think it’s important for students to be able to articulate what they know about a concept.

Knowing how students think about math can be a really good indicator of how well they understand concepts and help me create more targeted interventions and extensions for students. In addition, writing and explaining what they know helps students really take ownership of their learning and makes them more aware of what they are struggling with. We know that not all students learn the same way, so writing and art within this lesson allow students to think about and articulate what they know in another way.

Writing and Art
Writing Across the Disciplines: Writing and Art

# Are My Fractions Equivalent?

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## Big Idea: Writing and Art can be used to understand math concepts.

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### Sarah Maffei

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