The Intervention Table below provides links to interventions specific to this unit. The interventions support students and teachers in filling foundational gaps revealed as students work through the unit. All listed interventions are from New Zealand’s Numeracy Project.
Cluster of Standards 
Name of Intervention 
Snapshot of summary or Student I can statement. . . 
Materials Master 
Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions. MGSE5.NF.1 MGSE5.NF.2 
Generate fractions of a given magnitude using fraction number sense. 


Compare fractions by generating like units and constructing a visual model. 

Determine “closeness to 1” or distance from 1 for a variety of fractions. 

Estimate fraction sums by benchmarking to ½. 

Add and subtract fractions with like denominators and extend the concept of like units to adding and subtracting unlike denominators. 

Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division. MGSE5.NF.3 MGSE5.NF.4 MGSE5.NF.5 MGSE5.NF.6 MGSE5.NF.7 
Rename improper fractions as mixed numbers and position improper fractions on a number line. 


Relate the quotient of a simple division problem to the context of money. 


Explain the relationship between a/b and b/a. 


Generalize a rule for multiplying a fraction by a whole number. 


Generalize a rule for multiplying a fraction by a fraction. 


Find fractional parts of a region (fraction of set). 


Compare/anchor fraction sums and products to 1. 