1. Fractions as Equal Parts of a Whole

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To understand that fractions can represent equal parts of a whole

Sample Success Criteria

- I can accurately identify the name of each fraction part
- I can correctly name fractions using the number of equal parts needed to make up the whole
- I can explain and justify my solutions using a variety of manipulatives

2. Chocolate Cake

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To understand fractions result from division
- To compare fractions, noting how the numerator and denominator affect the size of a fraction

Sample Success Criteria

- I can identify fractions that have different names but are the same size
- I can identify which fraction is larger or smaller based on the name of the parts and how many of these parts there are
- I can justify my thinking and solutions using manipulatives or other representations

3. Fractions to Decimals

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To estimate and locate fractions and decimals on a number line
- To understand fractions and decimals as different representations of the same number

Sample Success Criteria

- I can locate simple fractions, improper fractions, and decimals on a number line
- I can represent fractions as decimals using different models: area models, number lines and set models
- I can demonstrate my understanding using a variety of manipulatives

4. Colour in Fractions

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To understand two fractions can be the same size but have different names

Sample Success Criteria

- I can identify fractions that are the same size but have different names
- I can make fractions that are equal in size using different parts
- I can use manipulatives to model and explain my thinking and solutions

5. Colour in Decimats

EXPLORESuggested Learning Intentions

- To understand place value in decimals
- To understand how place value determines the size of a decimal

Sample Success Criteria

- I can accurately colour decimals on a decimat to demonstrate place value
- I can order decimals correctly on a number line
- I can use different manipulatives to model and explain my solutions and thinking