 # Description

Comparing fractions is an essential skill to have in everyday life. In this lesson, students will use Dash to model equivalent fractions on a number line. Students will also compare the values of fractions with like denominators or like numerators.

# Objectives

• Understand that two fractions are equivalent (equal) if they are the same size, or they have the same position on a number line.
• Recognize simple equivalent fractions.
• Compare two fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator by reasoning about their size.
• Record the results of fraction comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, using a visual fraction model.

# Lesson Procedure

• Class 1: Equivalent Fractions on a Number Line (15 - 20 minutes)
• Class 2: Finding More Equivalent Fractions (20 - 30 minutes)
• Class 3: Comparing Fractions with Like Denominators (15 - 20 minutes)
• Class 4: Comparing Fractions with Like Numerators (20 - 30 minutes)

# Curriculum Connections Summary

• Ontario - Mathematics - Algebra (Coding)
• Quebec - Mathematics
• New Brunswick - Mathematics
• Nova Scotia - Mathematics & ICT
• Alberta - Mathematics & ICT
• British Columbia - Mathematics & ADST
• Manitoba - Mathematics
• Prince Edward Island - Mathematics
• Newfoundland & Labrador - Mathematics
• Yukon Territories - Follow's B.C.'s Curriculum
• Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
• Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

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