 # Compare and Order Fractions PowerPoint - 3 day lesson    3rd - 5th
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Standards
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• PPTX
Pages
36 pages

### Description

This is a 3 day PowerPoint lesson to teach and show comparing and ordering fractions. Best used with SMARTBoards (or equivalent) to allow students the opportunity to come to the board.

On day 1 students will...
*use visuals to compare fractions
*understand benchmark rules to compare mentally

On day 2 students will...
*apply knowledge of LCM to create common denominators in order to compare fractions

On day 3 students will...
*apply knowledge of LCM in order to put 3 fractions in order

***Looking for a previous lessons? Find some here:
Introduction to Fractions 2 Day Lesson
Equivalent Fractions 2 Day Lesson
Total Pages
36 pages
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### Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
Explain why a fraction 𝘢/𝘣 is equivalent to a fraction (𝘯 × 𝘢)/(𝘯 × 𝘣) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.
Compare two fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, (e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3). Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.