Reflection: Coherence Applying Prior Strategies to Fraction Word Problems Involving Multiplication to the Whole - Section 3: Assigning Independent Practice and Homework


I could see that getting students to think about problem solving opened some interesting and cohesive discussion that proved that Common Core is working! In this clip, I discuss my understanding of what was going on today, and how excited I am about it. Common Core is deepening their understanding.


  Coherence: Common Core is deepening their understanding.
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Applying Prior Strategies to Fraction Word Problems Involving Multiplication to the Whole

Unit 8: Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
Lesson 3 of 8

Objective: SWBAT solve word problems involving the multiplication of fractions by whole numbers.

Big Idea: Students explore using manipulatives, fractional models and word problem strategies from the past to solve word problems.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Fractions, word problems, strategies, multiply fractions
  40 minutes
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