The focus of this fraction lesson is the differences between one half, one third, one fourth as equal shares.
* Teacher Directions
* Rectangle Fraction Shapes
*Circle Fraction Shapes
* Dividing Doughnuts assignment
* Dividing Candy Bars assignment
* Fraction Practice assignment
* Show What You Know assessment
Across grade-level standards:
Standard 1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
Standard 2: Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
Standard 3: Construct viable arguments and critique reasoning of others.
Standard 4: Model with mathematics.
Standard 5: Use appropriate tools strategically.
Standard 6: Attend to precision.
CCSS: 2.G.3 Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words, halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths. Recognize that equal shares of identical wholes need not have the same shape.
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