We reviewed fraction concepts this week – prime and composite numbers, factors and multiples, equivalence, identity property of one, and simplest form. Students also worked in small groups to solve a variety of fraction word problems, and to represent their solutions with…

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How Many Groups? (part 1) Learning Goals Coordinate multiplication equations and pattern block diagrams in which the yellow hexagon represents one whole. Create a diagram to represent and solve a problem asking “How many groups?” in which the divisor is a unit…

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Fraction Matching Activity Formative assessment of the understanding of equivalence, and the methods students use to determine equivalence. Interpreting Division Situations Create an equation and a diagram to represent a multiplication or division situation involving fractions, and coordinate these representations (orally). Explain…

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