Students will demonstrate knowledge of fractions by answering questions about painting a room in a house. Students must add and subtract fractions with like denominators and show explanations of thinking. Lastly, students must come up with a painting design that follows given criteria, which includes using knowledge of subtracting fractions.
Source: SMc Curriculum
Students must use their knowledge and understanding of representing numbers and fractions and their ability to use models, benchmarks, and equivalent forms of fractions to add fractions with unlike denominators. Students must be able to apply their understanding of the concept of one whole when trying to combine fractions.
Source: Mathematics Assessment Resource Service (MARS)