Chapter 7 - Understand Fraction Equivalence and Comparison
In this chapter, your student is learning different strategies for writing equivalent fractions and comparing fractions. The lessons address how to use multiplication and division to find equivalent fractions, as well as how to compare fractions using benchmarks and equivalent fractions. The vocabulary words for this chapter are: benchmark, common factor, equivalent, and equivalent fractions.
You can help your student practice with fractions during your next cooking hour!
By the end of this chapter, your student should feel confident with the learning targets and success criteria on the next page.
Have a great time cooking with fractions!
Lesson |
Learning Target |
Success Criteria |
7.1 Model Equivalent Fractions |
Model and write equivalent fractions. |
· I can use an area model to find equivalent fractions. · I can use a number line to find equivalent fractions. · I can write equivalent fractions. |
7.2 Generate Equivalent Fractions by Multiplying |
Use multiplication to find equivalent fractions. |
· I can multiply a numerator and a denominator by a chosen number. · I can multiply to find equivalent fractions. · I can explain why multiplication can be used to find equivalent fractions. |
7.3 Generate Equivalent Fractions by Dividing |
Use division to find equivalent fractions. |
· I can find the factors of a number. · I can find the common factors of a numerator and denominator. · I can divide to find equivalent fractions. |
7.4 Compare Fractions Using Benchmarks |
Compare fractions using benchmarks. |
· I can compare a fraction to a benchmark of or 1. · I can use a benchmark to compare two fractions. |
7.5 Compare Fractions |
Compare fractions using equivalent fractions. |
· I can compare numerators and denominators of two fractions. · I can make the numerators or the denominators of two fractions the same. · I can compare fractions with like numerators or like denominators. |