## Proving Equivalent Fractions with Models

In 3rd grade, students are expected to generate simple equivalent fractions. Example: 1/2 = 4/8 and 4/6 = 2/3. Models should be used to help students identify equivalent fractions. Sentence …

## Comparing Fractions: What’s Important?

In 3rd grade, students are expected to compare two fractions that have either the same numerator or the same denominator. When comparing fractions, it is important for students to understand …

## Multiple Multi-digit Multiplication Strategies

MAFS.4.NBT.2.5 states that 4th graders should be able to: Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies …

## Understanding Fractions with an Area Model

In 3rd grade students are expected to, “Understand a fraction as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into equal parts.” The best way for students …

## Connecting Academics & Parents (CAP) Fractions

In 3rd grade students are developing understanding of fractions. Previously in 1st & 2nd grade they have decomposed shapes into equal parts and described them using fraction language, but in …