Lesson Plan

Converting fractions to decimals.

This Lesson Flow will introduce students to the process of converting fractions with denominators of 10 or 100 to decimal form.
Laura T.
Classroom teacher
Mount Prospect Elementary School
Basking Ridge, NJ
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My Grades 4
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies

Students will be able to express fractions with denominator 10 or 100 as decimals.

Grades 4
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Student Notes

1 Hook

Show the BrainPop video "Converting Fractions to Decimals".


Use the additional resources (quiz, activities, fyi) or continue on to Step 2.

2 Direct Instruction

Use the Lesson Set from LearnZillion entitled "Use decimal notation for fractions with denominators 10 or 100"


 to further instruct this standard. Teacher should pause the videos at appropriate intervals to model sample problems and elicit student comments, questions.

3 Independent Practice

TenMarks Math
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Using previously created student accounts, students log in and complete 10 items in each of the following tasks:

Fractions: Denominator of 10 or 100

Decimal Notation and Fractions

Teacher monitor live progress and offer direct instruction/reteaching as needed to a small group or one:one.

4 Enrichment

If iPads are available, students who demonstrate mastery of the TenMarks tasks can create their own video tutorial with sample questions using ShowMe. Completed videos can be uploaded to the class account and viewed by the teacher and classmates for further study.