Grade 3 Mathematics Module 5, Topic A, Overview

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Topic A opens Module 5 with students actively partitioning different models of wholes into equal parts (e.g., concrete models, fraction strips, and drawn pictorial area models on paper).  They identify and count equal parts as 1 half, 1 fourth, 1 third, 1 sixth, and 1 eighth in unit form before an introduction to the unit fraction 1/b (3.NF.1).

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CCLS State Standard
3.G.2 Partition shapes into parts with equal areas. Express the area of each part as a unit fraction of...

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