In addition to Adaptive Learning, Woot Math provides a platform for formative assessment. It is designed to foster whole-class discussions and allow students to make their thinking visible. Here are some terrific quizzes, warm-ups and exit tickets aligned to the Equivalent Fraction book that you can use to get started quickly.
These examples prompt students to share their thinking. With the platform you can instantly pull up examples of your students work. When your students are making sense of equivalent fractions, you want to encourage multiplicative language to describe how the numerator and denominator change. For example,
Here is another example of student thinking in finding how many 8ths equals one fourth.
Student says: That’s 1 fourth so I need 4 dark blues.
She partitions into 4 equal parts and then partitions the other un-shaded fourths into 2 equal parts each.
Last, it is important that students know common equivalences just as they know their basic whole number facts. In particular, the following equivalences are important.