In this lesson, students practice multiplying a fraction and a whole number and adding and subtracting fractions, including mixed numbers. They rely on their understanding of equivalence and the properties of operations to decompose fractions, whole numbers, and mixed numbers to enable comparison, addition, subtraction, and multiplication (MP7).
If students need additional support with the concepts in this lesson, refer back to Unit 3, Section B in the curriculum materials.
Activity 1: Let’s Make Head Wraps!
- Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions.
- Solve problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number.
- Let’s practice solving problems involving fractions.
|Activity 1||15 min|
|Activity 2||10 min|
|Activity 3||10 min|
|Lesson Synthesis||10 min|