## Ms. Bryan's 3rd grade ELL Cluster Math Class

## Fraction Unit

### Learing Targets

- Students will be able to understand a unit fraction as the quantity formed by one part when a whole is
partitioned into equal parts.
- Students will be able to describe the numerator as representing the number of pieces being considered.
- Students will be able to describe the denominator as the number of pieces that make the whole.
- Students will be able to Recognize and generate equivalent fractions using visual models, and justify why the
fractions are equivalent.
- Students will be able to compare two fractions with the same numerator or denominator using the symbols
›, = or ‹, and justify the solution.
- Students will be able to explain why fraction comparisons are only valid when the two fractions refer to the
same whole.
- Students will be able to compare two fractions with the same numerator or denominator using the symbols
›, = or ‹, and justify the solution.

### Vocabulary

- Fraction
- A special number that tells the part of a whole or set.
- Numerator
- The top number in a fraction that tells how many parts
- Denominator
- The bottom number in a fraction that tells home many equal parts make a whole
- Equilvalent Fractions
- Fractions that are equal.
- Example ½ and 2⁄4