Division of Whole Numbers by Unit Fractions5th Grade • 1 Lesson Plan
Subject: Math, Numbers and Operations Fractions
Type: 1 Lesson Plan
Materials Needed: blank paper (5 sheets per student), pencil, colored pencils or crayons, scissors, document camera or whiteboard, computer with projector
Printable Resources: Required Printable Resources: “Exit Slips” (1 copy per student), “Drawing Division” (1 copy per student)
CCSS: 5.NF.7, CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP1, CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP6
Lesson Plan Description
In this 5th grade math scripted lesson plan, students explore the effects of dividing a whole number by a unit fraction. Students model this process using multiple modes including visual representations and partner work and then end the lesson by practicing the skill independently.
Exit slips are also available in this lesson plan that will provide valuable instructional information to you regarding your students’ understanding of division of whole numbers by unit fractions.