Grade 3 Mathematics Module 5

Grade 3 Mathematics Module 5: Fractions as Numbers on the Number Line

In this 35-day Grade 3 module, students extend and deepen second grade practice with "equal shares" to understanding fractions as equal partitions of a whole. Their knowledge becomes more formal as they work with area models and the number line.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
3.NF.1 Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal...
3.NF.2 Understand a fraction as a number on the number line; represent fractions on a number line diagram.
3.NF.3 Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their...

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