Modeling Division of Fractions

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Introduce young mathematicians to the process of dividing fractions with a hands-on math lesson. Using the help of fraction strips and other visual models, children work through a series of example problems as they deepen their understanding of fractions.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Display these example problems using a document camera, completing them as guided practice during a lesson series on dividing fractions
  • Cut the assessment page in half, using the each section as an exit ticket during a lesson series on dividing fractions
  • Use the included graphic organizer as added support for students struggling with learning to divide fractions
Classroom Considerations
  • This lesson calls for a class set of fraction tiles, but any fraction manipulative can be used
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Pros
  • Lesson is designed for fifth and sixth grade Common Core Math Standards
  • Example problems include both skills practice and word problem exercises
  • Included with this lesson is a series of warm-up problems and a short formative assessment
  • A graphic organizer is included that supports students with solving any type of math problem
Cons
  • None