Fractions
Fractions in 5th grade:
Flashback Skill Practice: multiplying and dividing by powers of 10: By Mathframes.uk
BASIC SKILLS PRACTICE:
Practice Equivalent Fractions:
 Match the equals– Match the Triplets from Math Playground (drag and drop equivalent fractions and a model)
 **** 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 fractions– Mathframe.uk (user name: rvb, password is on our wall)
 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
Adding unlike Fractions
 Add and subtract unlike fractions: Mathframes.uk (User name: RVB, password on our wall)
ESparks 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:

 eSpark 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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Level 1 very basic fractions
 FRACTIONSmatch 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
 Drop the fraction on the number lineFruit Splat: Pick Level 1a and 2a for like fraction practice
 Fruit Splat: Pick Level 1a and 2a for like fraction practice
Level 2: Matching equivalent Fractions
 Fraction Monkeys– place the monkey on the number line
 Brain Racer– you really have to know your benchmark fraction equivalents
 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
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)
 FRACTIONSDecimalsPERCENT matching pick a level and choose ‘full screen’. Drag and drop tiles
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 models (lesson 3 of 5) 4.NF.1
 Generate equivalent fractions using number lines (lesson 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 nonunit fractions (L 1 of 5) 4.NF.1
Lesson 2: Add fractions with like denominators using a number line (L2 of 5). 4.NF.3A
Lesson 3: Subtracting fractions with like denominators using a number line (L3 of 5) 4.NF.3A
Lesson 4: Subtract 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 Teacherrounding decimals WOW, this one is tough!
POINTS ON A NUMBERLINE
 Points on a number line (Warning: negative numbers, super advanced math)