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Standard 4.N.8 - Identify the fraction of an object in a word problem.

Included Skills:

Demonstrate an understanding of fractions less than or equal to one by using concrete, pictorial and symbolic representations to:
name and record fractions for the parts of a whole or a set.
compare and order fractions.
model and explain that for different wholes, two identical fractions may not represent the same quantity.
provide examples of where fractions are used.
Represent a given fraction, using a region, object or set.
Identify a fraction from its given concrete representation.
Name and record the shaded and non-shaded parts of a given set.
Name and record the shaded and non-shaded parts of a given whole region, object or set.
Represent a given fraction pictorially by shading parts of a given set.
Represent a given fraction pictorially by shading parts of a given whole region, object or set.
Explain how denominators can be used to compare two given unit fractions with a numerator of 1.
Order a given set of fractions that have the same numerator, and explain the ordering.
Order a given set of fractions that have the same denominator, and explain the ordering.
Identify which of the benchmarks 0, 1/2 or 1 is closer to a given fraction.
Name fractions between two given benchmarks on a number line.
Order a given set of fractions by placing them on a number line with given benchmarks.
Provide examples of when two identical fractions may not represent the same quantity; e.g., half of a large apple is not equivalent to half of a small apple, half of ten Saskatoon berries is not equivalent to half of sixteen Saskatoon berries.
Provide, from everyday contexts, an example of a fraction that represents part of a set and an example of a fraction that represents part of a whole.

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