4.NF.B.4

Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.

 
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Fraction Jeopardy

4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
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.

 
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Multiplying Whole Number with a Fraction

4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
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In this lesson, students will multiply a whole number with a unit fraction through modeling in order to build conceptual understanding.

 
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Rocking Operations with Fractions - Assessment

4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
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In this lesson students spend the hour taking a written summative assessment of fraction concepts.

 
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Fraction Multiplication Recipes

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
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Students will practice multiplying fractions by whole numbers by constructing a list of ingredients needed when making multiple batches of a recipe.

 
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Inquiry with Mixed Numbers - How far did she run?

4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
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In this inquiry based lesson students collaborate to solve engaging real world problems in order to add or multiply mixed numbers to whole numbers.

 
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King Fraction

4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
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In this lesson, students interact with a story about King Fraction. Through interacting with the story, students gain an understanding for finding a fraction of a whole number.

 
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Fraction Multiplication with Clocks

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
 
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Students will model how to multiply a fraction and whole number using a clock model, equation, and repeated addition.

 
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Little Bears Vest - A lesson on Symmetry

4th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
4th Grade Math » Unit: Geometry
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
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In this partner work lesson, student work with pattern blocks and their creativity to design a shape pattern that has at least one line of symmetry. Students also find the fractional value of each shape and calculate in order to calculate the total value

 
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Fabulous Fraction Review with Computers

4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
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In this lesson, students log into a free computer program in which they practice fourth grade fraction concepts and skills.

 
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Multiplying Fractions by a whole number Using Models

4th Grade Math » Unit: Number & Operations-Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Number & Operations-Fractions
Carol Redfield
Jackson, MS
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Using a mathematical model, students will be able to visually see the process of how to multiply a fraction by a whole number to find its product in order to gain a deeper understanding to ultimately be able to do it on their own.

 
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Introducing Multiplication of Fractions to Whole Numbers: Building on Prior Knowledge

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
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Students realize how their prior knowledge helps them solve and explain multiplying fractions with whole numbers .

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Multiplying Whole Numbers and Fractions Unit Assessment

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
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After a quick review, students write their formal assessment showing what they know about mutliplication of whole numbers and fractions.

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Hi-Tech Fractions

4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Operations with Fractions
Melissa Romano
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
 
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In this lesson, students work with a partner and an Ipad app to present solutions and strategies to a fun and engaging fraction word problem.

 
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Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers Pretest

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
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Using this pre-assessment, students will show the rigorous understanding that Common Core demands about multiplication of fractions by whole numbers.

 
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Quiz: Word Problems and Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
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Students take a quiz that shows they understand the processes involving multiplying whole numbers and fractions.

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multiplication of fractions by whole numbers

Understand a fraction a/b as a multiple of 1/b. For example, use a visual fraction model to represent 5/4 as the product 5 × (1/4), recording the conclusion by the equation 5/4 = 5 × (1/4).

Understand a multiple of a/b as a multiple of 1/b, and use this understanding to multiply a fraction by a whole number. For example, use a visual fraction model to express 3 × (2/5) as 6 × (1/5), recognizing this product as 6/5. (In general, n × (a/b) = (n × a)/b.)

Solve word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem. For example, if each person at a party will eat 3/8 of a pound of roast beef, and there will be 5 people at the party, how many pounds of roast beef will be needed? Between what two whole numbers does your answer lie?

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