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Access Point #: MACC.3.NF.1.CCC.1d

Identify the fraction that matches the presentation (rectangles and circles; halves, fourths, thirds, and eighths).
  • Concrete: 
    • Identify part and whole when item is divided. 
    • Count the number of the parts selected (3 of the 4 parts; have fraction present but not required to read ¾). 
  • Representation: 
    • Understand how parts to whole can be expressed as fractions using numbers.
    • Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts. 
    • Ability to recognize that fraction bars of equal lengths can be divided into different numbers of equal parts/units. 
    • Understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b. 
    • Ability to recognize that the more equal parts, the smaller the part.
    • Understand concepts, symbols, and vocabulary: numerator, denominator, _/_. 
Number: MACC.3.NF.1.CCC.1d
Category: Core Content Connector
Date Adopted or Revised: 04/13
Cluster: Develop understanding of fractions as numbers. : Major Cluster

• Don’t … Sort clusters from Major to Supporting, and then teach them in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.