Reflection: Checks for Understanding King Fraction - Section 2: Warm Up


This is an important white boarding activity.  As students solved the the addition problem, I circulated around the room and noted students that were struggling. I used a class list on a clip board in order to ensure that I touch base with these struggling students in the very near future.  

This warm up was quick and went well.  I like to start lessons with checks for understanding as much as I like to end lessons this way.  When beginning this lesson with a check for understanding, I can then also try to touch base with students during the lesson to immediately clear up misunderstandings. 

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King Fraction

Unit 5: Operations with Fractions
Lesson 10 of 14

Objective: SWBAT find the fraction of a whole number.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students interact with a story about King Fraction. Through interacting with the story, students gain an understanding for finding a fraction of a whole number.

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Math, Fractions, Number Sense and Operations, cooperative learning, inquiry, fraction of sets, fractions of whole numbers, manipulatives, active learning, modeling mathematics
  50 minutes
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