4.NF.B.4b

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.)

 
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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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Multiplying a Fraction by a Whole Number

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

Students understand that they can group the multiples of fractions in different ways to multiply by a whole number and get the same answer.

 
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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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What I Learned about Fractions Using Voki

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
Rose Monroe
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
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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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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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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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Oh Me! Applying Measurement,Multiplication & Fraction Skills to Make a "Me" Person. Day 1

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:

Measuring the the length and width of their faces, hands, feet and height, students create whimsical selves using adding machine tape and some construction paper.

 
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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
 
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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