Thursday, December 17, 2015


Students are working on fractions! We will spend the next few days building a variety of ways that we can compare fractions. Our first two approaches are to:
Students are creating some tools to support them with comparing fractions visually. They also arranged some fractions to show how they are equivalent to other fractions.

Using Fosnot's Best Buys resource, students are introduced to a real-world context. Purchasing cat food from two different stores. Which store has the best buy? How do you know?

Students work collaboratively to solve the problem and to share a variety of ways of how to approach the question. Finally, each group prepared a poster that will initiate our math congress tomorrow during math.