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Locating and Ordering Equivalent Fractions on the Number Line

In this lesson plan, students investigate ways to share different sized items between two people. Students are asked to find equivalent fractions on a number line and to order those fractions by size. Included are a video clip called Equal Amounts of Gold, two worksheets, and two assessments as well as an answer key.
Contributed by: WNET.ORG Education, Publisher
Math TopicNumber Sense, Fractions, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Basic Operations
Grade Level3, 4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeActivity, Lesson Plans, Video

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorWNET.ORG Education, Publisher
    • Publication Date2011
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2011 PBS & WGBH Educational Foundation
    • AccessFree access, Free access with registration
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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