Unit 1, Lesson 2# Lesson Plan: Explain how the size of the whole affects the size of the fraction

Teaching the Core 60 min(s)

Students will explore fractional parts of different-sized wholes Students will use pattern blocks to represent fractions, explain how the size of the whole affects the size of the fraction, explore relationships among pattern blocks. An essential understanding for students to explore is that fractional parts are equal-sized parts of a whole. Exploring Pattern Blocks (hexagon, trapezoid, triangle, and rhombus)