Unit: Understanding Fractions

Tara Smith E.l. Haynes Pcs Washington, DC
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Unit Description

This unit focuses on the student's gaining an understanding that fractions are parts of a whole. It moves to understanding fractional values on a number line. The unit quickly touches on fractional sums and differences and equivalent fractions. The students learn about the relationship between fractions, percents, and decimals and learn the rules for converting between the values using a calculator. Standards covered: 4.NSO-F.9. Demonstrate an understanding of fractions as parts of unit wholes, as parts of a collection, and as locations on a number line. 4.NSO-F.10. Know the relationships among halves, fourths, and eighths and among thirds, sixths, and twelfths; compare and order such fractions. 4.NSO-F.11. Recognize, name, and generate equivalent forms of common decimals (0.5, 0.25, 0.2, 0.1) and fractions (halves, quarters, fifths, and tenths) and explain why they are equivalent.

Lessons

Fractions: Parts of Whole (ONE) Resources: 2

SWBAT identify fractions as parts of a whole (ONE)

16,062
Fractions: Match Visual Representation to Part Resources: 4

SWBAT match model versions of fractions to numerical versions of fractions.

6,058
Fractions: Number Line Resources: 3

SWBAT identify fractions on number lines.

30,605
Fractions: Wholes and Collections Resources: 2

SWBAT find fractions of wholes, when the whole is a collection of objects.

3,801
Fractions: Fractional Parts Resources: 4

SWBAT find fractional parts of shapes.

4,637
Fractions: Sum and Difference Resources: 2

SWBAT model fraction sums and differences with pattern blocks.

4,274
Fractions: Clock Face Resources: 5

SWBAT model halves, thirds, fourths, sixths and twelfths on a clock face.

11,952
Fractions: Equivalent Resources: 1

SWBAT identify equivalent fractions

9,098
Fractions: Equivalent Developing the Rule Resources: 2

SWBAT use examples of equivalent fractions to develop a rule for finding equivalent fractions.

5,852
Fractions: Decimals Resources: 2

SWBAT rename fractions as decimals and decimals as fractions.

6,298
Fractions: Ordering Resources: 3

SWBAT order sets of fractions.

6,430
Fractions: Finding the Whole (ONE) Resources: 2

SWBAT find the whole, or ONE, for the given fractions.

2,882
Fractions: Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions Resources: 3

SWBAT find the sum or difference of fractions with like denominators.

12,338
Equivalent Fractions and Percents Resources: 2

SWBAT use of percents in describing real-life situations; and to reinforce naming equivalent fractions.

3,264
Percent Problems Resources: 4

SWBAT solve percent problems by using equivalent fractions.

1,280
Calculator: Fractions to Decimals Resources: 3

SWBAT use a calculator to convert fractions to decimals.

1,970
Calculator: Fractions to Percents Resources: 2

SWBAT use a calculator to rename fractions as percents.

2,345

Unit Resources

Example_Fraction Cards.pdf  
793
IND subtract_fractions side 2.pdf  
323

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