Promoting Discourse: Fractions on Number Lines

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  • 1 Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO
  • | 2 University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN
  • | 3 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Examine fourth graders’ thinking about the unit, partitioning, order, and equivalence on the number line and consider ways to orchestrate mathematical discussions through the Five Practices.

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