Lesson Plan


Using pattern blocks to think about fractions. This lesson is aimed at grades 5-6. Those students in grades 7-9 including students with disabilities, who are in need of more experience or practice can benefit from these lessons.


  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Arithmetic
  • Mathematics > Patterns
  • Mathematics > Problem Solving

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Special Education




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MA.5.1.A: Mathematics

apply mathematics to problems arising in everyday life, society, and the workplace;

MA.5.1.B: Mathematics

use a problem-solving model that incorporates analyzing given information, formulating a plan or strategy, determining a solution, justifying the solution, and evaluating the problem-solving process and the reasonableness of the solution;

MA.5.1.C: Mathematics

select tools, including real objects, manipulatives, paper and pencil, and technology as appropriate, and techniques, including mental math, estimation, and number sense as appropriate, to solve problems;

MA.5.1.D: Mathematics

communicate mathematical ideas, reasoning, and their implications using multiple representations, including symbols, diagrams, graphs, and language as appropriate;

MA.5.1.E: Mathematics

create and use representations to organize, record, and communicate mathematical ideas;

MA.5.1.F: Mathematics

analyze mathematical relationships to connect and communicate mathematical ideas; and

MA.5.1.G: Mathematics

display, explain, and justify mathematical ideas and arguments using precise mathematical language in written or oral communication.
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