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Is skilled at multiplying fractions.

posted Mar 13, 2018, 4:19 PM by Mrs. Lefebvre   [ updated Mar 13, 2018, 4:19 PM ]

Graduation Standard 1: Number & Qty: Number Sense: Fractions, Decimals & Percents
G1 (HIGH): Is skilled at multiplying fractions. (3 - In Complex Content, 4 - Problem Solving)
  • I can convert mixed numbers to improper fractions.
  • I can convert improper fractions to mixed numbers.
  • I can write fractions and mixed numbers in simplest form.
  • I can use a model to multiply a fraction and a fraction to illustrate how multiplying two fractions represents finding a part of a part. (i.e. ⅔ x ¾ using a brownie pan model)
  • I can use an algorithm to multiply a fraction and a fraction (i.e. ⅔ x ¾)
  • I can use a model to multiply a fraction and a whole number to illustrate how multiplying a fraction and a whole number represents finding multiple parts of a part.(i.e. ⅔ x 2 using a brownie pan model)
  • I can use an algorithm to multiply a fraction and whole number (i.e ⅔ x 2)
  • I can use a model to multiply a fraction and a mixed number to illustrate how multiplying a fraction and a mixed number represents finding a part of a whole and a parts of a part. (i.e. ⅔ x 2¾ using a brownie pan model)
  •  I can use the distributive property to multiply a fraction and a mixed number to illustrate how multiplying a fraction and a mixed number represents finding a part of a whole and a part of a part.  (i.e. ⅔ x 2¾ = ⅔ x 2 + ⅔ x ¾)
  • I can use an algorithm to multiply a fraction and a mixed number (i.e ⅔ x 2¾)
  • I can use an algorithm to multiply a mixed number and a mixed number (i.e 3⅔ x 2¾)
  • I can give a reasonable estimate range for multiplying fractions, whole numbers and/or mixed numbers.
  • I can recognize and solve word problems that involve multiplying fractions, whole numbers and/or mixed numbers. (Score of 3)
  • I can find and explain errors in given fraction, whole number and mixed numbers multiplication word problems. (Score of 4)

Is skilled at addition and subtraction of mixed numbers.

posted Mar 13, 2018, 4:17 PM by Mrs. Lefebvre

Graduation Standard 1: Number & Qty: Number Sense: Fractions, Decimals & Percents
F2 (HIGH): Is skilled at addition and subtraction of mixed numbers.
  • I can add fractions with common denominators.
  • I can subtract fractions with common denominators and a larger first fraction.
  • I can make equivalent fractions.
  • I can add and subtract fractions with uncommon denominators when one denominator is a factor of the other denominator.
  • I can add and subtract fractions with uncommon denominators when the denominators are not factors.
  • I can add mixed numbers.
  • I can subtract mixed numbers that do not require borrowing.
  • I can subtract mixed numbers that require borrowing (the first numerator is smaller than the second numerator).
  • I can change sums and differences from improper fractions to mixed numbers.
  • I can simplify sums and differences to lowest terms.
  • I can determine if a fraction word problem requires addition or subtraction.
  • I can add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers in word problems. (Score of 3)
  • I can find errors in given fraction and mixed numbers word problems. (Score of 4)

F2: Understands how to use angle sums and relationships to find interior and exterior angles of a triangle.

posted Mar 13, 2018, 4:15 PM by Mrs. Lefebvre

Graduation Standard 4: Geometry: Geometry: Attributes and Properties
F2: Understands how to use angle sums and relationships to find interior and exterior angles of a triangle. (3 - Classifying, 4 - Constructing Support )
  • I can determine if a shape is a polygon
  • I can use an angle ruler to measure the interior angles of regular polygons
  • I can use the interior angles of regular polygons to determine the sum of the interior angles of regular polygons
  • I can determine if a given interior angle sum is possible
  • I can use angle sums and relationships to determine interior and exterior angles of triangles  (Score of 3)
  • I can use a drawing and my understanding of angle relationships to explain the measure of interior and exterior angles of a triangle.  (Score of 3)

Understands how to use facts about supplementary, complementary, vertical, adjacent and corresponding angles to find angle values on parallel lines cut by a transversal.

posted Mar 13, 2018, 4:14 PM by Mrs. Lefebvre

Graduation Standard 4: Geometry: Geometry: Attributes and Properties
F1: Understands how to use facts about supplementary, complementary, vertical, adjacent and corresponding angles to find angle values on parallel lines cut by a transversal. (3 - Classifying, 4 - Constructing Support )

  • I can identify if an angle is the measure of a turn, a corner of a shape, or two lines that extend from the same point
  • I can estimate angles using angle benchmarks
  • I can use an angle ruler to accurately measure angles within 5°
  • I can identify supplementary and complementary sets of angles
  • I can use the supplementary/complementary angle relationship to find missing angles
  • I can define and draw parallel lines
  • I can define and draw perpendicular lines
  • I can define and draw a transversal
  • I can identify which angles have the same measure when given two parallel lines with a transversal.  
  • I can use adjacent, vertical and corresponding angles to find missing angle measurements in a parallel lines/transversal problem (Score of 3)
  • I can use a drawing and my understanding of angle relationships to explain the measure of adjacent, vertical and corresponding angles in a parallel lines/transversal problem. (Score of 4)


Understands the relationships among fractions, decimals and percent.

posted Nov 13, 2017, 6:51 PM by Mrs. Lefebvre   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 11:32 AM ]

Graduation Standard 1: Number & Qty: Number Sense: Fractions, Decimals & Percents

* I1 (HIGH): Understands the relationships among fractions, decimals and percent. (3 - Comparing, 4 - Abstracting )


I can...
  • I can write a fraction and a decimal given a shaded hundredths grid
  • I can write words to pronounce a decimal number
  • I can write a decimal from a fraction that is written with a denominator of 100
  • I can write a decimal from a fraction that does not have a denominator of 100, but is equivalent to a fraction with a denominator of 100
  • I can write a decimal from a fraction that cannot be written as a fraction with a denominator of 100
  • I can write a fraction from a given decimal
  • I can compare and order decimal values
  • I can compare and order decimal and fraction values
  • I can write a percent from a given decimal
  • I can write a decimal from a given percent
  • I can write a percent from a fraction that is written with a denominator of 100
  • I can write a percent from a fraction that does not have a denominator of 100, but is equivalent to a fraction with a denominator of 100
  • I can write a percent from a fraction that cannot be written as a fraction with a denominator of 100
  • I can write a fraction from a given percent
  • I can identify the incorrect value in a set of equivalent fractions, decimals and percents
  • I can provide an answer in the form of a fraction, decimal and percent when given a word problem (Score of 3)
  • I can infer unknown information when given criteria in fractions, decimals and percents  (Score of 4)

Is skilled at renaming fractions to simplest form.

posted Nov 8, 2017, 4:50 PM by Mrs. Lefebvre

Graduation Standard 1: Number & Qty: Number Sense: Fractions, Decimals & Percents

* F3 (HIGH): Is skilled at renaming fractions to simplest form. (3 -  In Complex Content , 4 - Problem Solving)


I can..
  • use fraction strips to estimate fraction size.
  • use pictures or other visuals to show or recognize equivalent fractions
  • rename equivalent fractions by multiplying both the numerator and denominator by the same number, essentially multiplying by 1(n/n).
  • use mental math skills (and/or divisibility rules) to find common factors for two numbers under 100.
  • use mental math skills (and/or divisibility rules) to find the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) for two numbers under 100.
  • simplify fractions by dividing both the numerator and denominator by a common factor or GCF, essentially dividing the fraction by 1 (n/n)
  • test and prove when a fraction is in simplest form.
  • understand a simplest form fraction as a ratio of all of its equivalent fractions.
  • use common factors to simplify fractions to lowest terms in a word problems.  ** Score of 3
  • analyze and explain an application error within complex content.  ** Score of 4

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