Models for Dividing Fractions
Sixth graders represent division of fractions using manipulatives, such as freezer pops, candy bars, and models such as drawings squares. They develop an algorithm from these examples and solve problems using fractions.
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Dividing a Fraction by a Fraction
Young mathematicians have an understanding of dividing unit fractions by whole numbers and dividing whole numbers by unit fractions. The next step, which this lesson addresses, is to help them understand how to divide a fraction by a...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Modeling Division of Fractions
Provide a meaningful context for learning about the division of fractions with this upper-elementary math lesson. Presented with a simple, real-world problem, young mathematicians work in small groups to develop visual models that help...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Hey Good Lookin', Whatchya Got Cookin'?
What better way to explore working with fractions then by using them when cooking? In this lesson, students use video, the Internet, and real world, hands-on learning activities to enhance their understanding of multiplying and dividing...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Computing Quotients Using the Fractions Division Rule
Classrooms learn the fraction division rule, but do they know why we multiply? The video relates division with fractions to a story model and then connects it to the division rule. Show a common theme with dividing fractions and how it...
7 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Compute Quotients of Fractions in Real-World Problems
When dividing two fractions, it can be confusing to understand what it means. This video interprets the problem into a story to visualize what is dividing. It allows your learners to make sense of dividing one-half by three-fourths and...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed