Time for Recess

This Time for Recess unit also includes:

Take some time off after deciding to use the unit on multiplying fractions. A set of ten engaging explorations teaches individuals how to multiply fractions using both area models and algorithms. A performance task that uses recess as a context assesses understanding of fractions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the resource to help design a unit on multiplying fractions
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should have experience working with fractions
  • Prior experience with area models is necessary
Pros

  • Provides a list of strategies for overcoming barriers to learning
  • Gives sample responses and a rubric for the performance task
Cons

  • None