Task# Find 1

Illustrative MathematicsVaries

The purpose of this task is to assess whether students understand fractions as being built from unit fractions and whether they can accurately locate fractions on the number line. This task could also be used in an instructional setting where students work in pairs or small groups to try to figure out how to use the given information to locate other numbers on the number line. If teachers give this task to students without scaffolding, it allows them an opportunity to engage in MP 1, Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. This task includes the seeds of several important ideas.