Math.3.NF.1
 Common core State Standards
 Math: Math
 3: 3rd Grade
 NF: Number and Operationsâ€“Fractions

1: Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a
whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as
the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.
Math.3.NF.A.1
 Common core State Standards
 Math: Math
 3: Grade 3
 NF: Numbers & OperationsFractions
 A: Develop understanding of fractions as numbers

1:
Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.
Grade 3 expectations in this domain are limited to fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 6, 8.
Math.3.G.A.2
Common core State Standards
 Math: Math
 3: Grade 3
 G: Geometry
 A: Reason with shapes and their attributes

2:
Partition shapes into parts with equal areas. Express the area of each part as a unit fraction of the whole. For example, partition a shape into 4 parts with equal area, and describe the area of each part as 1/4 of the area of the shape.
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Thought starters
 How does using pattern blocks of multiple shapes push students thinking about partitioning into equal parts?
 Why does Mr. D have students explain their work geometrically, verbally, and in writing?
 How could Mr. D extend this lesson to develop students thinking around adding and subtracting fractions or decomposition of fractions?
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