Benchmark Fractions

We have started our adding and subtracting fractions unit.┬áTo begin, students started by sorting fractions that were closest to 0, 1/2 and 1, explaining how they knew what the “benchmark fraction” was. Afterwards, students played fraction battle. In fraction battle, each player flips a card and the student with the largest fraction has to justify how they know it is the largest fraction. Below are pictures.

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