Unit 8, Lesson 11# Describe a whole by the number of equal parts including 2 halves, 3 thirds, and 4 fourths

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In this lesson, students continue to explore the concept that equal parts of a rectangle can have different shapes. Using geoboards, students might partition a given rectangle into two squares, two rectangles, or even two triangles. In addition, students partition a square paper into differently shaped fourths and explain how one of the fourths (the square shape) can be transformed into the other fourth (the rectangle shape).