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Overview:
This task allows students to explore a situation involving the estimation, addition, and subtraction of fractions with unlike denominators. This is remixable by adding student work or you can upload a new resource also aligned to this standard.
Subject:
Mathematics
Level:
Upper Primary
Grades:
Grade 5
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Formative Assessment
Author:
Date Added:
11/16/2019
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
Language:
English
Media Format:
Downloadable docs, Text/HTML

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BRIAN WALKER on Dec 08, 08:45am

I am a 5th grade math teacher and I really think this resource is small in content, but large in how much we can observe and learn about our students' thinking.
Full alignment to depth of standards
The learning objectives are clearly stated and can be observed easily.
This resource has clear assessment strategies.
This resource is great for getting students to think and use estimation as well as reasonableness to solve a problem. I also appreciate the suggestion for remixing the resource.
Finding a way to integrate more technology might be an opportunity to add to this resource.

TAMARA KERR RAY on Dec 07, 12:30am

I am a 5th grade math teacher and I really like this resource. It is specific and to the point. Quick data collection resource that can be used to provide specific feedback to students.
Full alignment to depth and breadth of standards.
The learning objectives are specific, measurable and achievable through completion of this resource.
This resource has specific and sufficient assessment strategies that can determine whether or not students are mastering, making progress or not understanding this concept.
This resource is user friendly for this grade level.
This resource is geared towards keeping student engaged in the activity.
Opportunities: This resource can integrate the use of technology and or working with a partner to foster problem solving, reasoning and critical thinking.

Katharina Smith on Dec 05, 08:06pm

*I am a fifth grade teacher. I appreciated that it was very straightforward. I really enjoyed that this task is a quick formative assessment. * Full alignment to depth and breadth of standard(s) tagged.* Has clear learning objectives that are achievable through completion of this resource. *Has clear and sufficient assessment strategies that will accurately measure student progress and mastery of the specified standard. * This resource has exemplary focus on instruction and based on the design strong usability, as well. *The task is paper and pencil and the manipulatives mentioned are hands-on. The use of computers or a digital tool (interactive fraction bars) might make the task more engaging for some students.

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