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# Comparing fractions: strategies: assessment

TLF ID L9771

Test your understanding of fractions. Decide which one of a pair of fractions is larger, or if they are the same. Choose which strategy you used to compare the two fractions. Answer 9 or 12 questions, depending on your answers. Receive a report showing all of your answers and the strategies you chose. This assessment object is one in a series of two objects.

#### Educational details

Key learning objectives
• Students compare and order two fractions.
• Students identify the strategies they use to compare two fractions.
Educational value
• Assesses the student's understanding of fraction size through comparison of fraction pairs.
• Provides a dynamic pathway, with the next set of questions seen by the student being dependent on the number of correct responses to the previous set.
• Requires students to choose the strategy they used to compare a pair of fractions: for example, making the bottom number the same.
• Includes a printable report of the student's performance.
• Provides information to assist teachers in identifying the level at which student is able to successfully compare fractions.
• Provides a mechanism for the student and teacher to comment on the student's learning progress.
Year level

7

Learning area
• mathematics
Strand
• Mathematics/Number and algebra
Student activity
• Interactives;
• Analysis;
• Modelling;
• Estimation

#### Other details

Contributors
• Technical implementer
• Subject matter expert
• Name: Jenni Way
• Address: Springwood NSW 2777 Australia
• Publisher
• Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
• Organisation: Education Services Australia
• Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
• URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
• Script writer
• Educational validator
• Name: Gayl O’Connor
• Organisation: Education Services Australia
• Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
• URL: http://www.esa.edu.au
• Educational validator
• Name: Annie Mitchell
• Address: North Melbourne VIC 3051 Australia
Access profile
• Colour independence
• Device independence
• Hearing independence
• Generic
Learning resource type
• Assessment resource
Browsers
• Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
• Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
• Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
Operating systems
• MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
• MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Rights
• © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.