This was created to help teachers and student compare fractions using area linear models and justify comparisons.
This activity aligns with the Texas Education Agency
STAAR Released Items for 3.3H.
Student Worksheets – Copy and staple on regular white paper
Teacher Key – Copy in color and staple on regular white paper
Use the various fraction models to compare fractions and justify your comparisons.
3.3H compare two fractions having the same numerator or denominator in problems by reasoning about their sizes and justifying the conclusion using symbols, words, objects, and pictorial models.
3.NF.3d 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.
This activity contains 4 non-student pages (cover sheet, instructions, TpT info and credits).