Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers: Using Models

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Visual models are invaluable tools when teaching about fractions. Follow along as the instructor works through two examples, providing clear verbal and visual explanations of the steps for multiplying fractions by whole numbers. Young mathematicians then work through the Guided Practice word problem to apply their understanding in a real-world context. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Though this video is the second in a two part series, consider watching it first to better support learners as they acquire this new skill.
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • Provides a brief review of fractions using numbers, pictures, and number lines
  • Guided Practice video presents multiple approaches to solving the word problem
Cons

  • Requires additional practice problems to help learners develop this skill
Common Core