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# Crazy Carrots - Equivalent Fractions

Description

Students will investigate equivalent fractions, correctly identifying the relationship between families of fractions.

Lesson Structure
• Individual Activity
• Rotations / Group Work
Curriculum Codes

AC9M4N03 9

Find equivalent representations of fractions using related denominators and make connections between fractions and decimal notation

ACMNA077 8.4

Investigate equivalent fractions used in contexts

ACMNA152 8.4

Compare fractions using equivalence. Locate and represent positive and negative fractions and mixed numbers on a number line

VCMNA157

Investigate equivalent fractions used in contexts

MA2-1WM old

Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas

MA2-3WM old

Checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used

MA2-7NA old

Represents, models and compares commonly used fractions and decimals

MA2-RN-01 new

Applies an understanding of place value and the role of zero to represent numbers to at least tens of thousands

MA2-RN-02 new

Represents and compares decimals up to 2 decimal places using place value

MA2-AR-01 new

Selects and uses mental and written strategies for addition and subtraction involving 2- and 3-digit numbers

MA2-AR-02 new

Completes number sentences involving addition and subtraction by finding missing values

MA2-MR-01 new

Represents and uses the structure of multiplicative relations to 10 × 10 to solve problems

MA2-MR-02 new

Completes number sentences involving multiplication and division by finding missing values

MA2-PF-01 new

Represents and compares halves, quarters, thirds and fifths as lengths on a number line and their related fractions formed by halving (eighths, sixths and tenths)

Differentiation

### Modifications

Begin with simpler fractions e.g. one-half or one-quarter. Students may use the Fractions Equivalence Chart as a reference tool. http://www.teachthis.com.au/products/view-resource/link/Fractions-Equivalence-Chart/id/4017/