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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 2: Arithmetic Operations Including Division of Fractions

For Teachers 6th Standards
Twenty-one lessons and two exams make up a math unit all about decimal operations and division of fractions. By way of direct instruction, discussion, guided practice, collaborative learning, and independent practice scholars solve...
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6th Grade Transition Math

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Here is a collection packed with 10 lessons from the TransMath® text series. Use it with fifth or sixth graders to help them master algebraic concepts. Worksheets and guided practice are included in each lesson.
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Add Fractions With Unlike Denominators Using Fraction Bars

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Fraction bars are the manipulative of choice in the first of five videos aimed at teaching learners to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators. The video goes step by step through the problems to guide young minds toward the...
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Fraction Bars and Estimation

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
During a brief fraction lesson, learners look at fraction bars in order to estimate a visual amount. They use manipulative fraction bars to develop a better visual understanding of which fraction is bigger. After the lesson, pupils...
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Sweet Fraction Bars

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Make sense of decomposing fractions by adding and subtracting parts of a whole. Fourth graders solve story problems by using ten-frames, number lines, or even candy bars that can be broken into pieces. Using each manipulative as a...
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Equivalent Fractions

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
The next lesson in a math series builds off the previous one in which learners estimated fraction amounts using fraction bars. Here, pupils view equivalent fractions with unlike denominators using fraction bars. Lastly, they complete a...
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Addition Match-Up

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Math wizards practice adding fractions with unlike denominators on this simple matching worksheet. Presented with ten addition expressions, children must calculate the sum of each and match them to the correct fraction bar model...
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Fraction Bar

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Computing class members encounter use a digital learning tool called The Fraction Bar to multiply fractions with whole numbers. They do so by finding a given fraction of a number either on a number line or by calculating the answer with...
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Measuring Mixed Numbers

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Mixed numbers can be added conceptually, algorithmically, and physically. Have the class visualize mixed numbers by adding fraction bars together. They then discover the algorithmic process that simplifies adding mixed numbers. Finally,...
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Interpreting and Computing Division of a Fraction by a Fraction—More Models II

For Teachers 6th Standards
No more inverting and multiplying to divide fractions. Applying concepts of measurement division from the previous lesson, pupils consider partitive division using fraction bars and number lines. They first convert fractions to like...
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Adding and Subtracting Fractions

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Walk individuals through the process of adding and subtracting fractions with common denominators using visuals. Then, they practice adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators using fraction bars.
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Algebra Expressions with Fraction Bars: Temperature Conversion

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Use a cool resource for a hot topic. Pupils learn how to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius, and vice versa. An interactive helps show how to perform the conversions.
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Subtracting Fractions - Unequal Denominators

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Subtracting fractions that have unequal denominators is a tricky process. The lesson utilizes fraction bars as a manipulative, in order to understand subtracting fractions and estimating differences. After completing three activities in...
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Up or Down the Ladder? - Enrichment 22.2

For Students 6th
For this comparing rational numbers word problem worksheet, 6th graders make three-digit inequalities true by placing a decimal point between the first and second digit or a fraction bar between the second and third digit and using these...
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Inequality of Fractions

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Here is a fine lesson on inequalities of fractions for your third graders. After a modeling session by the teacher, pupils are put into groups and are led through a discovery session using fraction bars and inequalities. The lesson...
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Inequality and the 1/2 Benchmark

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders utilize fraction bar manipulatives to compare a variety of fractions to the fraction value 1/2. Pupils are put into groups, and they begin to see how fractions that look completely different actually represent the same...
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Number Lines and Mixed Numbers

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Here is a fine lesson on fractions and number lines designed for third graders. Pupils utilize a number line that is divided up into fractional parts in order to gain some hands-on practice in identifying fractions and mixed numbers....
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Rule for Equality of Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Here is a lesson on equality of fractions. Learners use fraction bar manipulatives as the lesson goes along to help them visually understand equivalent fractions. The activities described are top-notch, and there is a worksheet embedded...
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Equality of Fractions

For Teachers 4th Standards
Here is a lesson on equality of fractions designed for fourth graders. Learners work in groups and utilize fraction bars to help them work through a variety of activities. They split up into pairs and play an online game called the...
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Finding Equivalent Fractions

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
After learning how to compare equivalent fractions using fraction bars, young mathematicians make equivalent fractions using grids and rectangles. Then, they complete a learning exercise that has eight skills practice problems.
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Solving Problems Involving Subtraction

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Here is an excellent lesson plan on solving subtraction word problems using fractions and mixed numbers. Learners complete three activities that will help them to explore and better-understand the world of mixed numbers. Fraction bars...
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Solving Word Problems - Whole Numbers Times Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
An impressive lesson where pupils visualize models and solve problems involving multiplying a whole number times a fraction. Fraction bars are used to help learners truly understand what's happening during this mathematical process. The...
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Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The world of fractions is the focus of this math PowerPoint. Young mathematicians are introduced to terms such as: numerator, denominator, equivalent, and fraction bar. Two test preparation slides are included, as well as a slide that...
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Drinking Juice, Variation 2

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
An excellent activity using word problems where pupils interpret and compute quotients of fractions. The commentary includes using a fraction bar model and equations to represent the problem. In this variation of the resource, the...

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