Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b. (Grade 3 expectations in this domain are limited to fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8.)
Standard TypeMichigan State Math Standards
Comparing and Ordering Fractions
Compare fractions with the same numerator and different denominators. Compare and order fractions using bar models. Represent one whole using a fraction with equal numerator and denominator.
Identifying and Comparing Fractions
Explore the meaning and relationship of the numerator and denominator in fractions. Identify fractions from visual representations such as rectangles, bars, and circles. Compare fractions with the same numerator and different denominators.
Measuring with Halves or Fourths
Join Ms. Askew for a fun Fraction Number Talk. We'll measure length in halves or quarters of an inch.
Measuring with Rulers
Join Ms. Askew for a fun Fraction Number Talk. We'll measure length using a ruler marked with halves and quarters of an inch.
Interpret Line Plots
Join Ms. Askew for a fun Fraction Number Talk Sort. We'll also make sense of line plots with lengths in halves and quarter inches.