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Real World Problems: Multiplication of Fractions & Mixed Numbers

5th Grade • 1 Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan Description

Incorporate literacy and mathematical processes with this engaging “real-life” lesson.  Use this lesson as a review, practice or formative assessment!  Your students will:

  • Collaborate with peers to practice the “language” of division & attend to precision
  • Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
  • Solve real world problems involving multiplications of fractions and mixed numbers (e.g. by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem)
  • Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions based on the process and solutions to a problem
  • Complete an exit slip to help you determine instructional next steps