# Fractions

Flashback Skill Practice: multiplying and dividing by powers of 10: By Mathframes.uk

**BASIC SKILLS PRACTICE:**

## Level 1- very basic fractions

- FRACTIONS-match to the number line (Try the halves, quarters, thirds, sixths, etc) NEW
- WORDS to Fractional parts PIZZA– look at the words and create the matching pizza
- FRACTIONAL parts to the Pizza model- look at the fraction and create the pizza
- Fruit Splat: Matching Fractions;

## Level 2: Matching equivalent Fractions

- Fraction Monkeys– place the monkey on the number line
- MODELS of fractions
- Equivalent fractions- use the number line and move the mouse over, what are equivalent fractions for 2/3? 1/5? 3/4?
- Equivalent fractions– pick one of the 4 activities
- Equivalent Fractions– Illuminations Website- Choose “BUILD YOUR OWN”

## Level 3: Fraction challenges

- Ratio Rumble from MathSnacks at the University of New Mexico Math Lab
- Board Game: Adding unlike fractions, needs 2 players NEW

**Practice Equivalent Fractions:**

- Fraction Monkeys: Drag and drop the monkeys!
- .Sheppard Software Site
- **** Find the equivalent fraction– drag the card over- (User name is: Rvb, password is on the wall)

## Simplify Fractions Practice

- **** Simplifying Fractions with MODELS- Mathsframe.co.uk (user name: rvb)
- Crystal Crashing- simplifying fraction from Mathframes.uk (user name: rvb, password is on our wall)
- IMPROPER fraction practice. Simplify fractions, converting between MIXED and IMPROPER fractioMathframe.uk (user name: rvb, password is on our wall)ns–
- Beat the Clock: improper to proper challenge on Mathframes.uk (user name: rvb, password is on our wall)

## Improper and Improper Fraction Practice

- MathFrames Games: (User name is: Rvb, password is on the wall)
- Convert Improper to Proper Fractions –> without needing to simplify (ignores if it must be simplified)
- Beat the Clock– pick the options on the RIGHT side- “convert to mixed numbers”

## Adding and Subtracting LIKE Fractions:

- Adding LIKE Fractions on Mathframes – MODELS adding like fractions & simplifying scroll down to find game (school login:
**rvb**, password is on the wall) - Add & Subtract Fractions- Mathframes with 4 DIFFERENT LEVELS- scroll down to find game– (School login:
**rvb**, password is on the wall)-- Level 1 has
**adding UNLIKE**unit fractions - Level 2 has
**subtracting UNLIKE**unit fractions - Level 3 has adding proper fractions
- Level 4 has subtracting proper fractions

- Level 1 has

## Adding unlike Fractions

- Add and subtract unlike fractions: Mathframes.uk (User name: RVB, password on our wall)

E-Sparks Framing Quest: Adding unlike fractions with a sandwich – to START off this study

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## Multiplying Fractions

- Multiplying Fractions Annenberg Modeling of Dividing Fractions
- Multiplying Pairs of Fractions- Mathframes.uk (user name: rvb, password is on our wall)
- Multiplying Fractions, game 2 on Mathframe.uk (user name: rvb, password is on our wall) – great modeling of multiplying fractions
- Intro to multiplying fractions– 3 different levels (Level 1: Multiply Unit Fractions, Level 2: Mult Proper Fractions, and Level 3: Multiply Mixed Numbers) – scroll down to find games– (School login: rvb, password is on the wall

ESparks Quest: Filling Planters with wheelbarrows of dirt- using mixed fractions

## Dividing Fractions:

- TES BlendSpace website with links to a series of lessons.
- Meerkat Game– PBS LearningMedia
- Dividing Fractions– on Mathsframe (log in: rvb, password is on our wall)

## VIDEOS for DIVIDING Fractions (all in SafeYouTube)

- Mr. Peter’s Dividing Fractions Lesson:
- e-Spark Dividing Fraction Katy Perry storyline

- Math Antics– Dividing Fractions (embedded in SafeYouTube)
- Numbers Song– Castle Division
- Flocabulary Division Song– Division of a whole number by a fraction
- Mr. Murphey’s Song- Look on the Right Side.

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## 5th grade Targets:

### Adding unlike fractions.

KHAN ACADEMY:

Adding unlike- set A

- Lesson Video 1:Adding unlike fractions- using visuals
- Lesson Video #2: Adding unlike fractions– visual example #2
**PRACTICE**: Practice questions – use the ‘white board’ to solve.

Adding unlike- set B

- Lesson Video #3: Adding unlike fractions, traditional method
**PRACTICE for**#3: Adding unlike fractions using traditional method- use the ‘white board’ to solve.- Lesson Video #4: SUBTRACTING unlike fractions, using improper fractions in equation
**PRACTICE FOR #4**: Subtracting fractions- use the ‘white board’ to solve- Lesson Video #5: Adding & Subtracting unlike fractions
- Lesson Video #6: Solving for a missing fraction– a challenge!

- Shepard Math: Unlike Fractions Pacman
- Fruit Splat: Pick Level 3a for unlike fraction practice
- Balloon Racer- also requires that you know your benchmark fraction equivalents AND can add/subtract
- Tony’s Fraction Pizza: PIZZA CHALLENGE– Mr. N’s game
- StudyJames: Unlike Fractions TUTORIAL
- LZ: adding unlike fractions– TUTORIAL/ LESSON

### Simplify Fractions

- Fruit Splat: Pick Level 1b, 2b, and 3b for simplifying fractions practice
- Frosty Fractions from CountOn math.- 2 player game, FIRST you add, THEN you simplify. Challenging!

### Fractions- Multiplying Fractions

- Math Playground= HARD! You must multiply & simplify!
- Who Wants to be a Millionaire- very tough game!

## Modeling Fractions

- FRACTION MODELS– NCTM Illuminations

Practice Equivalent Fractions:

- Match the equals– Match the Triplets from Math Playground

## Multiplying Fractions

- Multiplying Fractions Annenberg Modeling of Dividing Fractions

## Dividing Fractions:

- TES BlendSpace website with links to a series of lessons.
- Meerkat Game– PBS LearningMedia
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# Khan Academy -Multiplying Fractions:

- Multiplying a whole number by a fraction
- Video explaining this concept
- Video #2 explaining how to multiply a whole # by a fraction
- YOU TRY IT: PRACTICE answering the questions. This has a WORK SPACE

- Multiply a FRACTION by a FRACTION
- Video explaining this with a model
- Video #2 using a model (2/3 times 4/5)
- Video #3- practice multiplying (5/6 times 2/3)
- Video #4- VISUALIZE multiplying the fractions
- Video #5 – Number Line Approach to multiplying fractions

- Multiply a Whole # by a FRACTION- Two ways to approach the problem
- YOU TRY IT: Multiplying fractions (use the “Scratch Pad”)
- Multiply MIXED fractions
- Video Mixed Fractions 1
- Video Mixed Fractions 2– Mixed number result
- YOU TRY IT: Multiply Mixed Number Fractions

## Dividing Fractions

- LZ3767 Divide a whole number by a unit fraction
- LZ3769 : Use inverse opperations to check solution
- LZ130: Divide a fraction by a whole number by drawing a picture
- LZ134: Divide a fraction by a while number by using the inverse relationship
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## Decimal Games:

- Place Value- to the thousandths, so be careful! Click the correct circle!
- Place Value Picture Frames– put the decimals in order (drag and drop)
- Fractions to Decimals Tank &Target game on ToonUniversity
- Fraction Man Defeats Decimals (fractions to decimals)
- FRACTIONS-Decimals-PERCENT matching- pick a level and choose ‘full screen’. Drag and drop tiles

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# Fractions LZ Videos:

Improper Fraction Series of lessons for 5th grade

http://learnzillion.com/lessonsets/175

**Recognize**equivalent fractions (Lesson 1 of 5)– using AREA models. 4.NF.1

**Recognize**equivalent fractions on the**number line**(lesson 2 of 5) 4.NF.1**Generate**equivalent fractions using**area mode****ls**(lesson 3 of 5) 4.NF.1**Genera****te**equivalent fractions using**number lines (l**esson 4 of 5) 4.NF.1- Generate equivalent fractions by multiplying or dividing by 1 (lesson 5 of 5) 4.NF.1

**LESSON SET 290: Understanding addition and subtraction of fractions and decomposing fractions**.

Lesson #1: Adding fractions by joining parts (L 1 of 3): 4.NF.3A

Lesson #3: Decomposing fractions by breaking fractions into a sum of fractions.4.NF.3B

**Unit fractions Set 153**

NF 1 & NF 3: Create equivalent fractions by using an area model: (L 1 of 2) 4.NF.1

NF1 and NF 3- Creating equivalent fractions by using a number line. (L2 of 2) 4.NF.1

**Lesson Set 312: Decomposing fractions, then + and – with like denomintors**

Lesson 1: **Decompose **a fraction into a sum of fractions by using an Area Model with UNIT fractions and non-unit fractions (L 1 of 5) 4.NF.1

Lesson 2: **A****dd **fractions with **like denominators** using a **number line** (L2 of 5). 4.NF.3A

Lesson 3: S**ubtracting** fractions with l**ike denominators** using a **number line**** **(L3 of 5) 4.NF.3A

Lesson 4: S**ubt****ract **fractions with like denominators using an area model. (L4 of 5) 4.NF.3B

Lesson 5: Add fractions with like denominators using an area model (L5 of 5) 4.NF.3A

## Multiplying Fractions 4.NF.4

Lesson 1: Multiply a fraction by a whole number using visual models and repeated addition 4.NF.4

## Lesson Set: Decimals 4.NF.5

Lesson 1: Add Tenths and Hundredths by Creating Equivalent Fractions (L1 of 1) 4.NF.5

Lesson 2: Use a GRID to compare fractions in the tenths and hundredths 4.NF.5

Lesson 3: Generate equivalent fractions using the GRID model, tenths and hundredths 4.NF.5

Lesson 4: ADD fractions using the GRID model– for tenths and hundredths 4.NF.5

- CONVERT fractions to decimals- tenths on a number line 4.NF.5 and 4.NF.6
- CONVERT fractions to decimals- hundredths on a number line 4.NF.5 and 4.NF.6
- ADD fractions in the tenths and hundredths– as decimals 4.NF.5 and 4.NF.6
- COMPARE decimals by using the number line– tenths and hundredths 4.NF.7
- COMPARE decimal values by thinking about COINS– 4.NF.7
- COMPARE two decimal lengths on a ruler– 4.NF.7

## Lesson Set: Fraction And Decimals Equivalents 4.NF.6

Lesson 1: Converting Fractions into a the Tenths Place 4.NF.6

Lesson 2: Converting Fractions into Decimals in the Hundredths Place: 4.NF.6

Lesson 3: Adding Fractions with Tenths and Hundredths 4.NF.5

## Lesson Set: Using Decimal Notation for Fractions 4.NF.6

Lesson 1: Converting Decimals to Fractions to the Tenths Place using the NUMBER LINE 4.NF.6

Lesson 2: Convert decimals to fractions to the hundredths place using visual aids 4.NF.6

Lesson 3: Convert fractions to decimals to the tenths place using visual aids and division 4.NF.6

Lesson 4: Convert Fractions to Decimals in the Hundredths Place using DIVISION 4.NF.6

KHAN ACADEMY:

Fraction BASICS

- The Parts of a Fraction- the numerator & denominator (PRACTICE OPTION)
- Equivalent Fractions– fractions that are equal to each other (video only)
- Adding Fractions with LIKE denominators (PRACTICE OPTION)
- Adding and Subtracting fractions– UNlike denominators (PRACTICE OPTION)

### PROPER or IMPROPER Fractions?

- Identify the fraction as Proper or Improper
- Write an improper fraction (PRACTICE OPTION)

### MIXED FRACTIONS and FRACTIONS to Decimals

- Changing Fractions to a Mixed Number: 5/3= 1 2/3
- Writing a Fraction as a DECIMAL (PRACTICE OPTION)
- Represent a NUMBER as a DECIMAL (PRACTICE OPTION)

Advanced Decimals

- Fling The Teacher-rounding decimals- WOW, this one is tough!

POINTS ON A NUMBERLINE

- Points on a number line (Warning: negative numbers, super advanced math)