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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: Comparing Fractions
Submitted by: Kurt Cogswell on Jul 27, 2004
Date Last Modified: Jul 27, 2004
Title: Fun With Fractions
Description: This assignment was created by Herb Kringen, McLaughlin Public School, McLaughlin, South Dakota, & Sally Munger, Western South Dakota Juvenile Services Center, Rapid City, SD. It incorporates a variety of online resources into a series of introductory fraction lessons.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Team, Unsupervised
Topics: Basic operations with fractions, including comparison of fractions.
Course: Pre-algebra, arithmetic
Audience: College General Ed, Grade School, High School, Middle School
Categories:
Prerequisites Skills: Familiarity with fraction terminology, prime factorization.
Learning Objectives: After having completed this lesson, the student should:
Be able to compare fractions as to <, >, or =.
Use models and equivalent forms to judge the size of fractions.
Recognize and generate equivalent forms of commonly used fractions.
Identify fraction values using a number line.
have a general understanding of addition and subtraction of fractions with like and unlike denominators.
Students will recognize and generate equivalent forms of commonly used fractions.
Students will understand the meaning and effects of arithmetic operations with fractions.
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