## Video: Meeting in the Middle

Meeting in the Middle

## Fractions in Real-World Settings

Standards Click here to scroll down to Standards. Summary Grades 3 and 4 are pivotal grades for students. In Grade 3 they are introduced to multiplication and division within 100 in Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Third graders are initially expected to learn that unit fractions are a part of a whole and do comparisons

## Equivalent Fractions: Blended Learning Resources

Objectives Students will extend their understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering through a lesson delivered from a slideshow presentation, video resources, and Fish Lake educational math game that focuses on fractions. Background Knowledge Fourth and fifth grade students should already know how to identify a fraction verbally, in writing, or by drawing fraction representations. Grade

## Fraction word problems involving time: Example

Today’s post features another fraction problem contributed by a middle school student. This one teaches equivalent fractions and common denominators.

## Using Visual Models to Compare Fractions

One way to teach students fractions is to have them write their own problems and give the answer. Next, have them solve and discuss each other’s problems. Play the Fish Lake game to get some ideas of fractions problems.

## Equivalent Fractions

Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.NF.A.2Understand a fraction as a number on the number line; represent fractions on a number line diagram. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.NF.A.3.BRecognize 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. Lesson Time 30 minutes  Technology Required Device with web-browser–Chromebook, laptop, or