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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.

5th grade

Math

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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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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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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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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.

5th grade

Math

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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!

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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

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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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Converting Fractions to Decimals

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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

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Language About Line Plots

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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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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

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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!

5th 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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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Compare Visuals for Equal Fractions

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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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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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