# Math 3: Module 18: Working with Fractions - Course Guide

## Module Overview:

In this module, students will define and show equivalent fractions, recognize simple equivalent fractions, construct equivalent fractions, create models to represent different equivalent fractions, and analyze and solve fraction word problems with equivalent fractions.

## Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Equivalent Fractions crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
2 Find Equivalent Fractions scissors
glue
crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
3 Fraction Pie crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
4 Draw Fractions crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
5 Problem Solving with Fractions crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Equivalent Fractions
1. Define and show equivalent fractions.
2 Find Equivalent Fractions
1. Recognize simple equivalent fractions.
3 Fraction Pie
1. Construct equivalent fractions.
4 Draw Fractions
1. Create models to represent different equivalent fractions.
5 Problem Solving with Fractions
1. Analyze and solve fraction word problems with equivalent fractions.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
numerator
denominator
equivalent fraction

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Equivalent Fractions 5 Hands-On
2 Find Equivalent Fractions 5 Hands-On
3 Fraction Pie 5 Hands-On
4 Draw Fractions 5 Hands-On
5 Problem Solving with Fractions 5 Hands-On

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## Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Equivalent Fractions
1. What are equivalent fractions?
Find Equivalent Fractions
1. How can you identify equivalent fractions in shapes and number lines?
Fraction Pie
1. How do you make an equivalent fraction?
Draw Fractions
1. Can you create equivalent fractions?
Problem Solving with Fractions
1. Can you find the important information in a fraction word problem?

## Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Equivalent Fractions Racetrack Fractions
1. What are equivalent fractions?
Find Equivalent Fractions Fidget Toy Fractions
1. How can you tell if fractions are equivalent?
Fraction Pie Playroom Fractions
1. What are equivalent fractions?
Draw Fractions Ring Toss Fractions
1. How can you use models to create equivalent fractions?
Problem Solving with Fractions Painting Equivalent Fractions
1. How can you solve problems related to equivalent fractions?

## Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

• What is the main idea?
• What are three things new you learned?
• How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level

## Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing