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Common Core Standards: 3.MD.3

New York State Common Core Math Grade 3, Module 6, Lesson 1

Application Problem

Damien folds a paper strip into 6 equal parts. He shades 5 of the equal parts and then cuts off 2 shaded parts. Explain your thinking about what fraction is unshaded.

Concept Development

Part 1: Collect data.
Part 2: Construct a picture graph from the data.

Lesson 1 Homework

1. The tally chart below shows a survey of students' favorite pets. Each tally mark represents 1 student.

2. Use the tally chart in Problem 1 to complete the picture graph below.
a. The same number of students picked ______ and ______ as their favorite pet.
b. How many students picked dogs as their favorite pet?
c. How many more students chose cats than turtles as their favorite pet?

3. Use the tally chart in Problem 1 to complete the picture graph below.
a. What does each represent?
b. How many does represent? Write a number sentence to show how you know
c. How many more did you draw for dogs than for fish? Write a number sentence to show how many more students chose dogs over fish.

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