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Illustrating Fraction and Whole Number Products with Tape Models
Illustrating Fraction and Whole Number Products with Tape Models
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Illustrating Fraction and Whole Number Products with Tape Models
Teach your students to use tape diagrams to solve equations involving whole numbers and fractions.
4th grade
Math
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Equivalent Fractions: Are They Equal?
Equivalent Fractions: Are They Equal?
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Equivalent Fractions: Are They Equal?
If you can see it, you can achieve it! Use this lesson to teach your students how to use visuals to determine if two fractions are equivalent.
3rd grade
Math
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Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators
Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators
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Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators
Getting ready to subtract fractions? This lesson reviews how to subtract like denominators and teaches students how to subtract unlike denominators. The focus is on understanding the process and reasoning behind each step.
5th grade
Math
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Linking Line Plots and Fractions
Linking Line Plots and Fractions
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Linking Line Plots and Fractions
Can your students link line plots with fractions? In this interactive, hands-on math lesson, students will learn how to use a line plot to add fractions and solve corresponding word problems.
5th grade
Math
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Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!
Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!
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Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!
Fractions can be tricky, but looking at them visually can help your students understand them. This lesson will help students with equivalent fractions, number lines, and making real world connections.
3rd grade
Math
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Cookie Fractions Fun!
Cookie Fractions Fun!
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Cookie Fractions Fun!
This tasty lesson will teach second graders about fractions using cookies.
2nd grade
Math
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Fraction Hunt
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.
4th grade
Math
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Fraction of a Whole
Fraction of a Whole
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Fraction of a Whole
Teach your students to use bar models and multiplication to find a fraction of a whole number.
4th grade
Math
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Fractions in Action
Fractions in Action
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Fractions in Action
Have your "whole" group get a "piece" of fun in this sweet and tasty math game!
3rd grade
Math
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Mixed Word Problems with RDW Strategy
Mixed Word Problems with RDW Strategy
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Mixed Word Problems with RDW Strategy
This end-of-the-school-year lesson will get the students focused on all the things they learned in math class! It reviews different skills with fractions and decimals in word problems using the "Read, Draw, and Write" strategy.
5th grade
Math
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Show Me Equivalent Fractions!
Show Me Equivalent Fractions!
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Show Me Equivalent Fractions!
In this lesson, students will construct their own number lines and bar models to find equivalent fractions.
5th grade
Math
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Multiplication as Scaling
Multiplication as Scaling
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Multiplication as Scaling
Teach your students to interpret multiplication as scaling. In this lesson, students will learn to predict the size of a product, using one factor as scale.
5th grade
Math
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Adding Fractions on Number Lines
Adding Fractions on Number Lines
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Adding Fractions on Number Lines
Getting ready to add fractions? This lesson reviews how to add fractions with unlike denominators using number lines. Students will focus on understanding the process and reasoning behind each step.
5th grade
Math
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Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
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!
4th grade
Math
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Equivalent Fractions Using Area Models
Equivalent Fractions Using Area Models
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Equivalent Fractions Using Area Models
Teach your students to create equivalent fractions by multiplying by different fraction forms of 1 whole like 2/2 or 4/4. This lesson also includes drafts of area models.
4th grade
Math
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Halves as Fair Shares
Halves as Fair Shares
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Halves as Fair Shares
Who wouldn't want to split a birthday cake with their best friend? In this lesson, students will practice dividing circles and rectangles into halves as they develop an understanding of equal shares.
1st grade
Math
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Making Measurements for Line Plots
Making Measurements for Line Plots
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Making Measurements for Line Plots
In this hands-on lesson, your students will get to sharpen their measuring skills as they measure lengths of items in your classroom to the nearest quarter inch. They'll get to then use their data to create line plots.
3rd grade
Math
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Fraction Wars
Fraction Wars
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Fraction Wars
Help kids master fractions with the fun, fast-paced, math comparison game Fraction Wars. After a review, students are split into pairs to practice quickly comparing fractions with different numerators and denominators.
4th grade
Math
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Multiplication Models: Fractions and Whole Numbers
Multiplication Models: Fractions and Whole Numbers
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Multiplication Models: Fractions and Whole Numbers
Teach your students to multiply fractions by whole numbers in this dynamic hands-on lesson!
4th grade
Math
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Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
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.
3rd grade
Math
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Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators
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Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Adding fractions with unlike denominators just doesn't work like it does when the denominators are the same. Let's make it work! Students will add fractions with unlike denominators with sums between one and two.
5th grade
Math
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Multiplication of Mixed Numbers with Area Models
Multiplication of Mixed Numbers with Area Models
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Multiplication of Mixed Numbers with Area Models
Teach your students to use an area model to solve multiplication problems with mixed numbers.
5th grade
Math
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Area Models and Multiplying Fractions
Area Models and Multiplying Fractions
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Area Models and Multiplying Fractions
Some understandings are revealed through repeated, clear and simple steps. Use this lesson plan to teach your students to illustrate area model for products when multiplying fractions. It’s a four-step adventure!
5th grade
Math
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Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
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.
5th grade
Math
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Adding Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy
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.
4th grade
Math
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