# Lesson 16

Comparemos y ordenemos fracciones

### Lesson Purpose

The purpose of this lesson is for students to compare and order fractions using any strategy.

### Lesson Narrative

Throughout the unit, students have encountered a wide range of fractions and learned a variety of ways to represent and compare fractions. In this lesson students consolidate their understanding and skills and use them to solve new fraction comparison problems strategically and with flexibility.

• Representation
• MLR8

### Learning Goals

Teacher Facing

• Compare and order fractions using any strategy.

### Student Facing

• Ordenemos algunas fracciones.

### Required Materials

Materials to Copy

• Compare Stage 3-8 Directions, Spanish

### Required Preparation

Activity 1:

• Create a set of cards from the blackline master for each group of 2–4 students.

Building On

### Lesson Timeline

 Warm-up 10 min Activity 1 20 min Activity 2 15 min Lesson Synthesis 10 min Cool-down 5 min

### Teacher Reflection Questions

As you wrap up this unit, reflect on the norms that have supported your students in learning math. How have you seen each student grow as a learner? How have you seen yourself grow as a teacher?

### Suggested Centers

• Compare (1–5), Stage 5: Fractions (Addressing)
• Compare (1–5), Stage 3: Multiply within 100 (Supporting)
• How Close? (1–5), Stage 6: Multiply to 3,000 (Supporting)