In this lesson, students will explore fractional relationships using pattern blocks and explain how relationships change when the one (unit) changes. The lesson includes "Connecting Learning" questions and worksheets to make a "What is the One?" book.
This resource is included in the following PD Collection(s): Getting Off to a Good Start with FractionsThis collection is the first of a series that addresses the importance of helping students to construct a solid foundation for fractions. Unit fraction, equal shares, partitioning and iterating, identifying and making wholes are presented as appropriate concepts to begin instruction. Resources include several studies with recommendations for best practices and teaching strategies, as well as some virtual manipulatives to aid implementation. The collection also supports specialists and teachers as they explore ways to address common difficulties and misconceptions.
Math TopicNumber Sense, Fractions, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes