Compose and decompose fractions flexibly with models and symbols
Changing Wholes with Pattern Blocks
Description Students use pattern blocks as area models to compare fractional regions and explore how the regions change in relation to the whole. 

Mathematics Students need to understand that a fractional unit can be represented flexibly depending on the amount of the whole. For example, one green triangle is
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