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.
Help students visually represent multiplication with mixed numbers and whole numbers. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson, or as support for the lesson Multiplication of Mixed Numbers with Area Models.
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.
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.
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.
Multiplying Whole Numbers and Fractions: Illustrated!
Give your students insight into what’s going on when you multiply a whole number and a fraction! Use this lesson plan to teach your students to illustrate products of whole numbers and fractions using number lines.
Refresh students on the relationship between decimals and fractions when they multiply to find the area! They will find the area of a location in a picture by converting mixed numbers to a decimals and then using the area equation.
Word Problems: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
In this lesson, students will create story problems to match mathematical expressions involving multiplying fractions by whole numbers. Use it on its own or as support to the lesson Multiplication Models: Fractions and Whole Numbers.
Challenge students' understanding of multiplying fractions by whole numbers to help them form opinions about rules regarding scaling. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson Multiplication as Scaling.
Help students color-code their way to multiplying fractions! Students will learn how to multiply fractions using area models. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support to the lesson Area Models and Multiplying Fractions.