MAFS.4.NF.1.2 - Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with symbols , =, or , and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.

Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model. (Standard #: MAFS.4.NF.1.2)

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Comparing Fractions with Square Foot Gardens Part 2

Useequivalent fractionsto compare fractions in this garden-themed, interactive tutorials This is Part 2 in a two-part series. Click HERE to open Part 1, Mamas Pizza, Butterflies, Comparing Fractions.

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Subject Area(s): Mathematics

Grade Level(s): 4

Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

Mama's Pizza, Butterflies, and Comparing Fractions Part 1

Help a family settle an argument about who got the most pizza and which butterfly was longer by comparing fractions using benchmarks and area models, in this interactive tutorial.

Subject Area(s): Mathematics

Grade Level(s): 4

Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

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Flower Power: An Ordering of Rational Numbers Game

This is a fun and interactive game that helps students practice ordering rational numbers, including decimals, fractions, and percents. You are planting and harvesting flowers for cash. Allow the bee to pollinate, and you can multiply your crops and cash rewards!

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Subject Area(s): Mathematics

Grade Level(s): 4, 5, 6

Primary Resource Type: Educational Game