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Comparing Tape Diagrams

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Comparing Tape Diagrams

Compare two different ways to use tape diagrams! This lesson discusses fractions and multiplication within tape diagrams. Use this lesson as support for the lesson Illustrating Fractions and Whole Number Products with Tape Models.

5th grade

Math

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Explaining Equivalent Fractions

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Explaining Equivalent Fractions

In order to build a strong foundation with fractions, students should be able to explain the concept and their thinking. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for *Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!*

3rd grade

Math

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Equal Shares

Lesson Plan

Equal Shares

Provide students with an opportunity to identify the wholes that are correctly divided into halves, thirds, and fourths (equal shares). Use this activity alone as a support lesson or alongside Cookie Fractions Fun.

2nd grade

Math

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Converting Fractions to Decimals

Lesson Plan

Converting Fractions to Decimals

Encourage students to explain the relationship between decimals and fractions to help them with future computations. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Area with Decimals and Fractions.

5th grade

Math

Lesson Plan

Language About Line Plots

Lesson Plan

Language About Line Plots

Encourage your students to describe line plots and the data they represent using peer supports. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Linking Line Plots and Fractions.

5th grade

Math

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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.

4th grade

Math

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Strategies for Comparing Fractions

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Strategies for Comparing Fractions

Help your students see the variety of strategies they can use to compare fractions! Students will compare their strategies with that of their classmates. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Fraction Wars.

4th grade

Math

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Fractional Tape Diagram Descriptions

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Fractional Tape Diagram Descriptions

Target math academic language in this multidisciplinary lesson! Write descriptive sentences about tape diagrams that show fractional parts. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Fractions and Word Problems.

5th grade

Reading & Writing

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What Are Equivalent Fractions?

Lesson Plan

What Are Equivalent Fractions?

Get your students to think deeply about fractions as they discuss which pictures show equivalence. Use this as a stand alone lesson or a pre-lesson for the *Equivalent Fractions: Are They Equal?* lesson.

3rd grade

Math

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Decimal Comparisons

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Decimal Comparisons

Make decimal comparisons! Your students will focus on comparing decimals and using necessary language to say their comparisons. Use this lesson by itself or use it as support for the Decimals, Decimals, Decimals lesson.

5th grade

Math

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Visually Multiplying Fractions

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Visually Multiplying Fractions

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.

5th grade

Math

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The Missing Numerator in Equivalent Fractions

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The Missing Numerator in Equivalent Fractions

Are these fractions really equal? Use this lesson to introduce the concept of equivalent fractions with your students. Teach this on its own or use it as support for the lesson Equivalent Fractions Using Area Models.

4th grade

Math

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Talk About Your Strategy: Fractions of a Whole

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Talk About Your Strategy: Fractions of a Whole

Get your students comfortable with math conversations with this lesson on multiplying fractions by a whole number. It can be taught on its own or used as support for the lesson Fractions of a Whole.

4th grade

Math

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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.

5th grade

Reading & Writing

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Subtracting Fractions Justifications

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Subtracting Fractions Justifications

Continue to build on your students' understanding of unlike denominators by asking students to justify their answers of fraction subtraction. Use this lesson with the Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators lesson.

5th grade

Math

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Share a Pizza

Lesson Plan

Share a Pizza

Everyone loves pizza! Introduce the concept of fractions as equal shares in a familiar context. Use alone or with **Halves as Equal Shares.**

1st grade

Math

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Collect, Organize, and Discuss the Data

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Collect, Organize, and Discuss the Data

Support your students as they collect, organize, and discuss measurement data! Use this lesson independently or alongside *Making Measurements for Line Plots*.

3rd grade

Math

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Modeling Fraction Subtraction

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Modeling Fraction Subtraction

Encourage student explanations and visual representation of fraction subtraction in this interactive lesson. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction.

5th grade

Math

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Discussing Fraction Representations

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Discussing Fraction Representations

Support your students as they utilize key academy language to speak about visual and numerical representations of fractions. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for *Fractions in Action*.

3rd grade

Math

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Compare Common Denominators Methods

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Compare Common Denominators Methods

Challenge your students to compare two methods for finding the least common multiple between two fractions. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators.

5th grade

Math

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Area with Multiplying and Adding

Lesson Plan

Area with Multiplying and Adding

Start a dialogue around area models! In this lesson, encourage students to ask questions as they multiply using area models. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Area Models and Multiplication.

5th grade

Math

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Explaining Fraction Addition

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Explaining Fraction Addition

Help your students show their understanding as they explain how to add fractions with unlike denominators. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators.

5th grade

Math

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Word Problems: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers

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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.

4th grade

Math

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Compare Visuals for Equal Fractions

Lesson Plan

Compare Visuals for Equal Fractions

Help your students visually represent equivalent fractions! Use this lesson on its own or or as support to the Show Me Equivalent Fractions! lesson.

5th grade

Math

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Number Talks with Mixed Numbers Addition

Lesson Plan

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.

4th grade

Math

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