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Common Core For Grade 3

Examples, videos, and solutions to help Grade 3 students learn how to decompose whole number fractions greater than 1 using whole number equivalence with various models.

Common Core Standards: 3.NF.3a, 3.NF.3b, 3.NF.3c

Application Problem

Antonio works on his project for 4 thirds of an hour. His mom tells him that he must spend another 2 thirds hour on it.

Draw number bonds and a number line with copies of thirds to show how long Antonio worked altogether.

Concept Development

Use number bonds to decompose fractions.

Homework

- Partition the number line to show the unit fractions. Then draw number bonds with copies of 1 whole for the circled whole numbers.
- Write the fraction that names the whole numbers for each unit fraction. The first one has been done for you.
- Rider dribbles the ball down 1/3 of the basketball court on the first day of practice. Each day after that he dribbles 1/3 of the way more than he did the day before.

Draw a number line to represent the court. Partition the number line to represent how far Rider dribbles on Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 of practice. What fraction of the way does he dribble on Day 3?

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