# Fractions

# Plan your

# Equivalent Fractions

# lesson

# Lesson Objective:

# Students will be able to define, recognize, and compare equivalent fractions using visual models.

# Prior Knowledge

# Understand the equal sign and the word equivalent.

# View and explain pictorials in terms of parts.

# Vocabulary

# Numerator

# Denominator

# Equals

# Equivalent

# Greater than

# Less than

# Identify the numerator and denominator.

# Activities

# Differentiate your instruction by grouping your students by their needs and choose the most effective activity for each group

# Increase Confidence

# Challenge Your Students

# Increase Motivation

Teacher

Tips

Make sure that students understand that numerator and denominator don't have an additive relationship.

Notice that students oftentimes assume that fractions are determined as big or small according to how 'big' the number is.

Have students work together to correct each other’s work