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Mrs Quinlan

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What fractions do you see?

← Watch this slideshow. Think and talk about the fractions you see in the Fraction Tile patterns. When you open this activity, you will see 11 different Fraction Tile patterns. - Choose the pattern you want to start with. - drawing the fraction you want to explore in the 🔲at the bottom of the page. drawing Use lines, words and numbers to label the Fraction Tile pattern, to show what fractions you see. mic or drawing Explain how you calculated the TOTAL area of the Fraction Tile pattern. Select another page and another fraction to explore! 3dots Delete pages you don't do. check Upload

2nd Grade, 4th Grade, 6th Grade, Math
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Inspired by Steve Wyborney's Tiled Area Questions https://stevewyborney.com/2017/01/tiled-area-questions/. This Low-Floor-High-Ceiling (LFHC) Inquiry can be accessed and/or extended by all students. It has been used successfully with students from Yr 2 - Yr 6 in Australia. It is a great formative assessment task to determine students' conceptual understanding of fractions, and their exisiting understanding and skills with: - equivalent fractions - adding, subtracting and multiplying with fractions - converting improper fractions to mixed numerals - looking at things from different perspectives