#### Understanding

Students should understand the importance of recognizing the scale or size of the unit when working with fractions.

### What to look for

Give students time to explore the file using different sized wholes and fractions. Encourage students to explain their reasoning for each of. their answers.

### Sample Assessment

Petre had (1/3) of a 6-inch long candy bar and Sande had (1/2) of 4-inch candy bar. Who had the most candy?

Answer: Petre had 2 inches of his bar because (1/3) of 6 is 2. Sande had 2 inches of her candy bar because (1/2) of 4 is 2. So they had the same amount of candy.