Solving Fraction Word Problems - Section 3: Decomposition and Drawings to Solve those Word Problems

Solving Fraction Word Problems

Applying Strategies to Word Problems and Fractions

Unit 7: Fractions 2: Addition and Subtraction Concepts/ Mini unit
Lesson 3 of 8

Big Idea: Students apply strategies they have used for whole number word problems, but use fractions this time. They also discover that they can use fractional models to help them solve problems.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Fractions, Word Problems and Fractions, Strategies for fraction word problems
45 minutes

Mary Ellen Kanthack

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