Equivalent fractions: Equivalent fractions with a Valentine's Day theme perfect for upper-elementary! Your students will love this exploratory and writing activity. Just print and you are ready to guide your students to explore and explain equivalent fractions through their writing!
• think critically about fractions and the various methods to find equivalent fractions
• collaborate to discuss ways to sort equivalent fractions into five categories
• persevere in solving the problem, even if a solution is not immediately evident
• write to explain their solutions in a coherent, well-written explanation
Includes the Following Resources:
• Lesson Plan
• Student Writing Rubric
• Student Writing Samples
• Equivalent Fraction Sorting Cards and Mats (25 cards or 14 cards, for differentiation)
• Editable Fractions Sorting Card Sheet (to choose your own fractions, should you wish)
• Answer Key
Please download the preview file for a complete overview of this resource!
Best Used With:
My students are working to use high-level transitional words in writing across all subject areas and math is no exception! We constantly refer to our Academic Morphology: Transitional Words (Posters & Notebook Templates)
to develop our mathematical writing, as you will see in the student examples in this equivalent fractions resource.
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