Illuminations: Investigating Fractions with Pattern Blocks

This lesson promotes problem solving and reasoning with fractions as students investigate the relationships between various parts and wholes.

It also focuses on representation because students are given multiple opportunities to investigate the relative value of fractions. Students use communication skills as they work in pairs to articulate and clarify their understanding of fraction relationships.


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Math Topics
Fractions & Decimals
K-6, Educator
4th Grade, 5th Grade

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