Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Understand Unit Fractions - Section 2: Concept Development


You can see in my reflection video that this lesson went well. Concentrating on vocabulary was really crucial and important in this lesson. Students did well and are strengthening their understanding of numerator and denominator.  I am eager for tomorrows lesson since I will do less modeling and students will be able to manipulate the pattern blocks to discover fractional relationships on their own.  In order for student to move to a place in which they can compare fractions and add and subtract fractions, it is imperative that they fully understand what a numerator and denominator are.  This is why I will spend three days allowing for students to build and deepen this understanding with the use of manipulatives and partner work. 


  Working to solidify numerator and denominator
  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Working to solidify numerator and denominator
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Understand Unit Fractions

Unit 6: Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions
Lesson 2 of 14

Objective: SWBAT explore fractional relationships and define and understand unit fraction.

Big Idea: Students will explore fractional relationships and deepen their understanding of what a fraction is while building fractions from unit fractions.

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