3.NF.A.3 Lesson Plans

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.NF.A.3

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"Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size."

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

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Fractions: All Lined Up
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Fractions: All Lined Up
In this lesson, students will practice identifying and modeling equivalent fractions by using number lines.
3rd grade
Math
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Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!
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Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!
Fractions can be tricky, but looking at them visually can help your students understand them. This lesson will help students with equivalent fractions, number lines, and making real world connections.
3rd grade
Math
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Comparing Cake Slices
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Comparing Cake Slices
Sweet fractions! Teach your students to compare fractions with this sweet lesson using slices of cake.
3rd grade
Math
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Fraction Action: Rectangles
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Fraction Action: Rectangles
Let's divide! In this hands-on lesson, your students will get in on some fraction action when they pair up to create and compare fraction models with the same denominator.
3rd grade
Math
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Making Models with Different Denominators
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Making Models with Different Denominators
Increase your students' knowledge of fractions with this lesson that has them compare fractions with different denominators.
3rd grade
Math
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Comparing Fractions with the Same Denominator
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Comparing Fractions with the Same Denominator
In this lesson, students will explore fractions with the same denominators and work as mathematicians to figure out patterns. Your students will gain a lot of practice in comparing fractions!
3rd grade
Math
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Seeing Whole Numbers as Fractions
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Seeing Whole Numbers as Fractions
Teach your students whole numbers as fractions in three easy steps. Using this lesson plan your class will create, label and illustrate whole numbers as fractions on a number line.
3rd grade
Math
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Using Tape Models to Compare Like Fractions
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Using Tape Models to Compare Like Fractions
Teach your students to compare fractions using symbols ( >, < = ) in three easy steps. Using this lesson plan, your class will compare like fractions using tape diagrams.
3rd grade
Math
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Equivalent Fractions Match
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Equivalent Fractions Match
Begin with the basics when teaching about equivalent fractions. This lesson utilizes visual models with written fractions to support your students as they match equivalent fractions.
3rd grade
Math
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Equivalent Fractions: Are They Equal?
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Equivalent Fractions: Are They Equal?
If you can see it, you can achieve it! Use this lesson to teach your students how to use visuals to determine if two fractions are equivalent.
3rd grade
Math
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What Are Equivalent Fractions?
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What Are Equivalent Fractions?
Get your students to think deeply about fractions as they discuss which pictures show equivalence. Use this as a stand alone lesson or a pre-lesson for the *Equivalent Fractions: Are They Equal?* lesson.
3rd grade
Math
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Explaining Equivalent Fractions
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Explaining Equivalent Fractions
In order to build a strong foundation with fractions, students should be able to explain the concept and their thinking. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for *Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!*
3rd grade
Math
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