Math  201819
1.4  Fractions
The student will
a) represent and solve practical problems involving equal sharing with two or four sharers; and
b) represent and name fractions for halves and fourths, using models.
Adopted: 2016
BIG IDEAS
 So that I can understand equal sharing with two or four friends
 So that I can name halves and fourths when I am sharing food, toys, or grouping friends in our classroom
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

ESSENTIALS
The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to
 Share a whole equally with two or four sharers, when given a practical situation. (a)
 Represent fair shares pictorially, when given a practical situation. (a)
 Describe shares as equal pieces or parts of the whole (e.g., halves, fourths), when given a practical situation. (a)
 Represent halves and fourths of a whole, using a region/area model (e.g., pie pieces, pattern blocks, paper folding, and drawings). (b)
 Name fractions represented by drawings or concrete materials for halves and fourths. (b)
KEY VOCABULARY
Updated: Aug 22, 2018