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# 3rd Grade Math - Representing Fractions

Updated: Nov 12, 2023

This post explains and gives practice opportunities related to TEKS 3.3A:

represent fractions greater than zero and less than or equal to one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 using concrete objects and pictorial models, including strip diagrams and number lines
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## Instruction

Fractions play a key part in 3rd grade mathematics. In this standard, fractions are proper (less than or equal to one) and use specific denominators - 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8.

One of the most difficult representations of fractions to master for 3rd graders is the use of number lines. Watch the video below to learn more.

## Oral Language Development

Students process information through talking and conversing, not simply listening or watching a teacher demonstration. Here are so talk structures aligned with 3.3A to help you students unmute in the classroom.

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## STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2023, this supporting standard has been tested once on the STAAR test. A video explaining the problem can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over this question, click here. The video below is linked to the question in the quiz as an answer explanation after the quiz is submitted.

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