Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Common Denominator Comparison - Section 3: Student Practice


During this conference, Doubling & Halving, I encouraged a student to rely on her understanding of doubling and halving (from a prior lesson during our addition and subtraction unit) to find equivalent fractions and fractions with common denominators. It is clear how important it is to continue building a solid understanding of number sense and fact fluency throughout a fraction unit.

  Connection to Prior Knowledge: Doubling & Halving
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Common Denominator Comparison

Unit 10: Fractions
Lesson 11 of 16

Objective: SWBAT compare fractions using common denominators.

Big Idea: When comparing fractions with unlike denominators, students will practice finding equivalent fractions, with and without an area model.

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Math, Measurement and Methods, Fractions, area model, finding common denominators, ruler, fraction equivalency, fraction tiles
  110 minutes
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