 Lesson Plan: Comparing fractions with the Same Numerator | Nagwa Lesson Plan: Comparing fractions with the Same Numerator | Nagwa

# Lesson Plan: Comparing fractions with the Same Numerator Mathematics • 3rd Grade

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to compare two fractions with the same numerator using models.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to

• explain that splitting a number or shape into more equal parts makes each part smaller,
• find which of two fractions is larger,
• find which of two fractions is smaller.

#### Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

• identifying the numerator and denominator in a fraction,
• dividing shapes into equal parts,
• defining the denominator as the total number of equal parts,
• comparing and ordering unit fractions.

#### Exclusions

Students will not cover

• comparing fractions with the same denominator,
• ordering fractions with the same numerator.