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Fraction Jeopardy

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Operations with Fractions

Big Idea:In this lesson, students play a jeopardy game using a smart board, to review important fraction concepts. Students will complete a fraction assessment in the near future, so this is an important lesson for me to gauge students' abilities and skills.

Pattern Blocks to Investigate Fractions

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

Big Idea:In this hands on lesson, students explore fractional relationships using pattern blocks in order to build conceptual understanding of numerator and denominator.

Explain Your Answer (Fractions)

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:When students write to explain, it gives a clear picture of their understanding. Visual models can assist the students in solving the problems.

Rocking Operations with Fractions - Assessment

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Operations with Fractions

Big Idea:In this lesson students spend the hour taking a written summative assessment of fraction concepts.

Understand Fractions

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

Big Idea:Students will use fraction strips and begin discovering fractional relationships.

Fractions and Art - Sol LeWitt Style

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

Big Idea:In this lesson, students use chalk, black paper, and fraction knowledge to create beautiful and unique pieces of artwork.

Comparing Fractions Using a Number Line

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

Big Idea:This lesson builds towards students ability to compare fractions by creating common denominators or numerators - 4.NF.2

Decomposing Pizza Fractions

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Students will fold rectangular paper "pizzas" to prove that two fractions can look differently but have the same value.

Comparing Fractions Same Numerator or Same Denominator

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

Big Idea:Students will use greater than and less than symbols to compare fractions with like and unlike denominators.

Mixed Number Mystery

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Operations with Fractions

Big Idea:Fractions operations

Fraction Mii

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

Big Idea:Mii creations! Students continue exploring fractions and extend their previous understanding of comparing fractions in this lesson by participating in an engaging art activity.

Birthday Cake Fractions! How much cake is left?

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

Big Idea:In this lesson, students compare fractions by creating same denominators and drawing a model to show how much birthday cake is left.

Understand Unit Fractions

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

Big Idea:Students will explore fractional relationships and deepen their understanding of what a fraction is while building fractions from unit fractions.

What I Learned about Fractions Using Voki

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fractions

Big Idea:Voki is a creative way to get students to assess their own learning about fractions (or any topic), as well as incorporate writing into math.

Fraction Partners of One Whole

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Fraction Equivalents and Ordering Fractions

Big Idea:Fraction Equivalence

4.NF.B.3a

Understand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining and separating parts referring to the same whole.

4.NF.B.3b

Decompose a fraction into a sum of fractions with the same denominator in more than one way, recording each decomposition by an equation. Justify decompositions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model. Examples: 3/8 = 1/8 + 1/8 + 1/8 ; 3/8 = 1/8 + 2/8 ; 2 1/8 = 1 + 1 + 1/8 = 8/8 + 8/8 + 1/8.

4.NF.B.3c

Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.

4.NF.B.3d

Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole and having like denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.