Talk About Your Strategy: Fractions of a Whole
This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Fractions of a Whole lesson plan.
Students will be able to use bar models and multiplication to find a fraction of a whole number.
Students will be able to explain the strategy used to solve a problem using peer interaction and sentence stems.
- Read aloud the content and language objective. Have students repeat or rephrase the student-facing version of the objectives to a table partner.
- Tell students that they will practice describing and explaining how they solved a problem involving multiplying a fraction by a whole number.