Comparing E

# Compare Fractions with unlike numerators and unlike denominators using models and symbols

# Additional Prompts

Which fraction is greater? ^{3}⁄_{2} or ^{2}⁄_{3}

Show how you know using paper folding.

Which fraction is greater? ^{6}⁄_{5} or ^{5}⁄_{6}

Show how you know using paper folding.

Create a set using cubes to represent either ^{3}⁄_{2} and ^{2}⁄_{3}
OR ^{6}⁄_{5} and ^{5}⁄_{6}

Which of your fractions is greater? How do you know?

Two grade 4 classes have 32 students in each class. One of the classes is ^{5}⁄_{8} boys while the other class is ^{3}⁄_{4} boys. Which class has more boys?

Explain your reasoning.

Fraction Pathway Challenge:

http://mathclips.ca/lib/CL001_KC_FractionsPartWhole/CL001_Games/FractionChallenge.pdf. Students move through a maze by comparing fractions.