4.NF.B.4a

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).

 
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4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
Rose Monroe
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

A unit fraction is a fraction with a numerator of 1. Fractions are multiples of unit fractions.

 
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modeling with shapes
   

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
 
Big Idea:

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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modeling improper fractions
   

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
 
Big Idea:

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

 
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Fractions Review

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
Rose Monroe
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

To review skills learned about fractions, students can solve problems and play games.

 
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Fractions as Multiples of Unit Fractions: Using Models

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

Students will develop a deeper understanding of how multiplication is related to fractions by using unit fractions and pictorial representations.

 
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apples
   

Multliplying Fractions with Whole Numbers Day 2

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 work in small groups to multiply a fraction with a whole number and then participate in a math gallery walk in order to deepen their understanding of fraction concepts.

 
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fractions and whole numbers day
   

What I Learned about Fractions Using Voki

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
Rose Monroe
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
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.

 
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using voki
   

Fraction CARD GAME

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 work with partners to play a card game in which they can refine and practice the skill of multiplying a fraction with a whole number.

 
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students playing
   

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
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students log into a free computer program in which they practice fourth grade fraction concepts and skills.

 
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cover photo computers as
   

Can I Have a Piece?

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

Students love to share things, in this lesson students will openly discuss and use fraction bars to better understand how to identify parts of a whole and write fractions on their own.

 
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sandwich
   

Not Part, But All Of It

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

Who would not like an equal piece of a scrumptious sandwich? In this lesson students will discover how to identify and understand how fractions can also be a whole if they display enough parts.

 
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sandwich
   

Word Problems RTI: It's a Competition!

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
 
Big Idea:

Students needing some extra support participate in teamwork to solve word problems accurately.

 
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rti
   

Whose Piece Is Larger?

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

Students are always concerned about whether they get their equal piece when things are divided. In this lesson, students will use fraction bars to visually see how to compare fractions

 
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pizza
   

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
 
Big Idea:

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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multiplying fractions by whole numbers
Common Core Math
 
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