DIVIDING FRACTIONS UNIT PLAN
Created on February 5, 2024
Dividing Fractions Unit Plan
I can divide fractions and fractions
I can divide fractions and mixed numbers
I can divide fractions and whole numbers
Dividing Fractions: Whole Group/Practice
Converting Mixed Numbers Review
We take a moment to review how a mixed number can be changed to an improper fraction following the MAD strategy.1. Multiply the Denominator and Whole Number2. Add on the Numberator3. Denominator stays the same
Review Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
Whole Group Notes
We discuss what it means to divide by fractions and how that can be represented with a visual model.
Whole Group Notes
Keep, Change, Flip
Flip the numbers in your second fraction to it's reciprocal form.
Keep the first fraction in your problem the same. It doesn't change.
Convert any whole numbers or mixed numbers to improper fractions.
You need to multiply by the reciprocal:
Change your sign from division to multiplication.
After going through different examples together as a class, we end with an exit ticket .
Students split into mixed level groups of 4-5 students
Each groups gets a turn to choose a question and category
Each group has to answer each question given
Groups that answer correctly have the chance to make a basket
If the team makes a basket, their points for that question DOUBLE
Make a review game like this on Jeopardy Labs
Create a video (or find one already made) and upload it to EdPuzzle for a video-based assessment.
Assess Knowledge With EdPuzzle
Have the video pause when you want your students to:
Find an answer to the given problem
Tell you the next step needed to answer the question
Answer questions about vovabulary and procedures
before the video resumes and shows the correct answer.