4.NF.B.3 Lesson Plans

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3

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"Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b."

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

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Food Fractions: What are the Odds?
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Food Fractions: What are the Odds?
Students are sure to love this sweet lesson that teaches them fractions and probability with candy!
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Fraction Hunt
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Fraction Hunt
Fractions are everywhere! In this hands-on lesson, your class will work together in groups to find real-world examples of fractions. As they discover more complicated fractions, students will create their own word problems with them.
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Building Squares
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Building Squares
In this hands on lesson, students create squares with different fraction pieces while building their knowledge of adding fractions with different denominators.
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Roll the Die! All About Probability
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Roll the Die! All About Probability
Students will have fun as they explore the world of probability using dice in this introductory math lesson.
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Organizing Word Problems
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Organizing Word Problems
Help students solve fraction word problems with a graphic organizer! This lesson addresses Common Core standards while teaching useful skills for standardized test taking.
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Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
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Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
Teach your students to add mixed numbers and improper fractions with the same denominator using the counting up strategy with number lines.
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Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
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Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
Students will learn to model mixed number subtraction with manipulatives using this hands-on lesson plan.
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Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
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Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
Teach your students to add and subtract fractions with like denominators using a strategy that works for both operations: converting mixed numbers into improper fractions and back again!
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Subtracting Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy
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Subtracting Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy
Teach your students to subtract mixed numbers with like denominators using the strategy of decomposition. This strategy helps students to manipulate and break down numbers to help them solve tricky subtraction problems.
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Adding Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy
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Adding Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy
Make the number work for you! Use this lesson to teach your students to add mixed numbers with like denominators using the strategy of decomposition.
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Fraction Visuals
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Fraction Visuals
This lesson helps your students become confident mathematicians when it comes to representing fractions visually in a variety of ways. Use this lesson as a pre-lesson to Fraction Hunt or teach it independently.
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Solve for the sum of two mixed numbers! They will use scaffolds such as fraction models to support the visualization of mixed numbers. This can be used on its own or as support for the lesson Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions.
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Number Talks with Mixed Numbers Addition
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Number Talks with Mixed Numbers Addition
Students will practice mental math and harness their discussion skills through addition problems of like mixed numbers. This lesson may be used on its own or as support for the lesson Adding Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy.
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Writing Questions for Word Problems
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Writing Questions for Word Problems
Empower students to think like mathematicians by having them create word problems related to subtracting mixed numbers. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Subtracting Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy.
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Explain Fraction Conversions
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Explain Fraction Conversions
Encourage students to explain their processes when converting from a mixed number to an improper fraction, and back again. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers.
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