Peter’s Garden

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Watch scholars' understanding of fractions bloom. The resource presents a performance task where the fractions are equal parts from the same whole, and mathematicians must use them to solve problems about a grade level garden. Teachers use the included lesson outlines and tasks to teach about fractions in a six-week unit prior to the performance task.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the annotated responses and class members' answers in a PLC to discuss fraction understanding
  • Provide a brief introduction to the term fraction and its meaning before beginning the unit
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects students know how to solve problems involving whole numbers
Pros

  • Includes a worksheet to help identify potential misconceptions
  • Provides a detailed description of the different performance levels
  • Contains suggestions for English learners
Cons

  • None