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Learning Activities (4) Building blocks of a lesson plan that include before, during, and after strategies to actively engage students in learning a concept or skill. Classroom Resources (2)


ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (4) 16 :
16. Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a whole number times a fraction.

a. Model and explain how a non-unit fraction can be represented by a whole number times the unit fraction.

Example:
9/8=9 x 1/8

b. Extend previous understanding of multiplication to multiply a whole number times any fraction less than one.

Example: 4 x 2/3= 4 x 2/3= 8/3

c. Solve word problems involving multiplying a whole number times a fraction using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.

Examples: 3 x 1/2, 6 x 1/8
Subject: Mathematics (4)
Title: Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers
Description:

This learning activity is a free interactive fraction game from Math Games that will give students the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of multiplying a whole number by a fraction. Students will be asked a series of word problems involving multiplying a whole number by a fraction. Some questions will have multiple choice answers and some will require a free-response. There are four different levels of the game. Students advance each level based on the number of correct questions answered. This activity should be used at the end of a lesson on multiplying a whole number by a fraction to assess mastery of the standard.

This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (4) 16 :
16. Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a whole number times a fraction.

a. Model and explain how a non-unit fraction can be represented by a whole number times the unit fraction.

Example:
9/8=9 x 1/8

b. Extend previous understanding of multiplication to multiply a whole number times any fraction less than one.

Example: 4 x 2/3= 4 x 2/3= 8/3

c. Solve word problems involving multiplying a whole number times a fraction using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.

Examples: 3 x 1/2, 6 x 1/8
Subject: Mathematics (4)
Title: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
Description:

In this learning activity, students watch a free animated video from Numberock with a catchy song. Using their prior knowledge of multiplication, they will be introduced to the concept of multiplying whole numbers by fractions through the song lyrics and animations of the video. Students are then tasked with completing missing lyrics from the song to help them multiply a fraction by a whole number. 

This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (4) 16 :
16. Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a whole number times a fraction.

a. Model and explain how a non-unit fraction can be represented by a whole number times the unit fraction.

Example:
9/8=9 x 1/8

b. Extend previous understanding of multiplication to multiply a whole number times any fraction less than one.

Example: 4 x 2/3= 4 x 2/3= 8/3

c. Solve word problems involving multiplying a whole number times a fraction using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.

Examples: 3 x 1/2, 6 x 1/8
Subject: Mathematics (4)
Title: Multiplying Fractions
Description:

In this interactive math learning activity from Math is Fun, students learn to solve multiplying fractions in 3 simple steps: multiply tops, multiply bottoms, and simplify. Students are able to watch a short video (16 seconds) demonstrating how to multiply fractions. They are given an example of a model and pen and paper solution for solving an equation and presented with a rhyme to help students remember the three steps for multiplying fractions.

This activity results from the ALEX Resource Development Summit




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ELA2015] (4) 40 :
40 ) Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening. [L.4.3]

a. Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.* [L.4.3a]

b. Choose punctuation for effect.* [L.4.3b]

c. Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion). [L.4.3c]

[MA2019] (4) 16 :
16. Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a whole number times a fraction.

a. Model and explain how a non-unit fraction can be represented by a whole number times the unit fraction.

Example:
9/8=9 x 1/8

b. Extend previous understanding of multiplication to multiply a whole number times any fraction less than one.

Example: 4 x 2/3= 4 x 2/3= 8/3

c. Solve word problems involving multiplying a whole number times a fraction using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.

Examples: 3 x 1/2, 6 x 1/8
[DLIT] (4) 6 :
R6) Produce, review, and revise authentic artifacts that include multimedia using appropriate digital tools.

[DLIT] (4) 18 :
12) Use basic features of digital tools to communicate key ideas and details in a way that informs and/or persuades.

Subject: English Language Arts (4), Mathematics (4), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (4)
Title: Fraction's Narration
Description:

Educreations is a digital white board where students can draw, narrate, and view different lessons. Students can create their own lessons or view ones that other people have made.




ALEX Learning Activities: 4

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ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (4) 16 :
16. Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a whole number times a fraction.

a. Model and explain how a non-unit fraction can be represented by a whole number times the unit fraction.

Example:
9/8=9 x 1/8

b. Extend previous understanding of multiplication to multiply a whole number times any fraction less than one.

Example: 4 x 2/3= 4 x 2/3= 8/3

c. Solve word problems involving multiplying a whole number times a fraction using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.

Examples: 3 x 1/2, 6 x 1/8
Subject: Mathematics (4)
Title: Finding a Fraction of a Set StudyJam
URL: https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/fractions/finding-a-fraction.htm
Description:

In this interactive activity, students will be led through steps to find a particular fraction of a set (for example, one-fifth of 20). There are teaching activities as well as practice activities available. A handout that reviews the strategies taught during the activity can be printed. After utilizing this resource, the students can complete the short quiz to assess their understanding.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (4) 16 :
16. Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a whole number times a fraction.

a. Model and explain how a non-unit fraction can be represented by a whole number times the unit fraction.

Example:
9/8=9 x 1/8

b. Extend previous understanding of multiplication to multiply a whole number times any fraction less than one.

Example: 4 x 2/3= 4 x 2/3= 8/3

c. Solve word problems involving multiplying a whole number times a fraction using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.

Examples: 3 x 1/2, 6 x 1/8
Subject: Mathematics (4)
Title: Harry's Job at a Candy Store
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/vtl07.math.number.fra.harrycandy/harrys-job-at-a-candy-store/
Description:

In this video segment from Cyberchase, Harry gets a new job as the manager of a candy store. Customers who come into the store use fractions to order boxes of different types of chocolates. Harry teaches his cousin, Harley, how the fractional amounts correspond to the number of pieces to place in the box. Harley takes over during Harry’s lunch break, and when Harry returns he finds a disappointed customer was not given the correct amount of chocolates in his order. 



ALEX Classroom Resources: 2

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