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Description:

In this lesson plan, students use recipes to investigate how to add two fractions with like denominators to produce improper fractions and then interpret the meaning of the result by converting improper fractions to mixed numbers and finally mixed numbers back to improper fractions. Included are two Cyberchase video clips (Crumpets Recipe and Reclaiming the Power), three worksheets, and two assessments as well as an answer key.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,Addition,Visual representation,Representation,Mathematics,Equivalent fractions,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Fractions,Process skills,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Mathematical language,Social Sciences,Volume,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160548361T,Life Science,Composition and decomposition of numbers,Informal Education,Concept formation,Middle School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Practice Standards,Elementary School,Reason quantitatively,Chemistry,Mental calculation,Communication,Connections,Problem solving,Measurement,Education

Language:

English

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