4.NF.A.1 Using Multiplication to Generate Equivalent Fractions.
4.NF.A.1 Using Multiplication to Generate Equivalent Fractions.
Evidence Statement 4.C.5-2 Distinguish correct explanation/reasoning from that which is flawed, and – if there is a flaw in the argument – present corrected reasoning. (For example, some flawed ‘student’ reasoning is presented and the task is to correct and improve it.) Content Scope: Knowledge and skills articulated in 4.NF.1
Zoey's Equivalent Fractions
Zoey is learning about how to use multiplication to generate equivalent fractions. She claims that 3/4 and 8/12 are equivalent fractions. Zoey is incorrect in her reasoning.
Zoey is incorrect in her reasoning.
- Explain why Zoey’s reasoning is incorrect.
- Explain how to find an equivalent fraction fro 3/4 using multiplication
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Student Copy
Score |
Description |
2 |
Student response includes the following 3 elements. · Reasoning Component = 2 points Valid explanation of Zoey’s error, providing a clear understanding of equivalent fractions · Computation Component = 1 point The student provides a correct equivalent fraction for 3/4 using multiplication |
1 |
Student response includes 1 of the 3 elements. |
0 |
Student response is incorrect or invalid. |