Lesson: Mixed Numbers

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Lesson Objective

Students will identify and represent mixed numbers.

Lesson Plan


Do Now


Tell students to record the meaning of "mixed number" in math journals:

A mixed number is the sum of a whole number and a proper fraction. 


Opening

 

 

State objective

Explicitly tell students that a mixed number is a whole number and a fraction. 

Direct Instruction

Show example of mixed number on the white board. 

 

As a mixed number 
 
 
 

= 1

1

3

  

 

 

 

"One and one-third"

   



Use fraction circles to model 1 1/3.  Show 1-whole circle and 1/3 circle beside it.  Explain how each part of the model related to each part of the mixed number.  Is the whole amount greater than or less than 1?  Allow for a student to answer greater than 1.  

Guided Practice

Model for students how to write the following as a mixed number.



  

*Be sure to address the fact that 1 whole is ten-tenths. 

 

 

Independent Practice

Distribute Mixed Number Practice Sheet. 
Allow time for students to complete the Mixed Number Practice Sheet.

Closing
Discuss answers to Mixed Number Practice Sheet. 

Lesson Resources

IP Mixed Number Practice Sheet  
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