Students are going to take a deeper dive into fractions in this unit! Learners will apply previous understanding of finding equivalent fractions, and converting between fractions and mixed numbers to work with fractions in more complex ways. Students will continue to use visual models to learn and practice adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions.
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.
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.
It’s the beginning of the school year and your class needs supplies! Can your students successfully shop for everything they need and stay on budget? Find out in this real-world application of multiplying whole numbers by decimals.
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.