"Math is not done with paper, pencil, or a calculator; math is done with the brain."

Preview:

Students investigate the various ways in which fractions can be shaded. They look for patterns, and discuss how they’ve discovered these patterns.

Grade:

Grade 4

Task Type:

Project

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Big Idea:

Grade 4: Fractions and decimals are types of numbers that can represent quantities.

Curricular Competency:

Reasoning and analyzing: Use reasoning to explore and make connections

Understanding and solving: Develop, demonstrate, and apply mathematical understanding through play, inquiry, and problem solving

Understanding and solving: Visualize to explore mathematical concepts

Communicating and representing: Communicate mathematical thinking in many ways

Communicating and representing: Explain and justify mathematical ideas and decisions

Communicating and representing: Represent mathematical ideas in concrete, pictorial, and symbolic forms

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