Lesson Plan

Dividing Fractions

Students will practice dividing fractions using multiple tools to reinforce understanding.
Lindsay M.
Classroom teacher
Enders-Salk Elementary School
Schaumburg, IL
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My Grades 5, 6
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies

Apply and extend previous understanding of multiplication and division to mulitply and divide fractions

Grades 5
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Activity: Reading

This lesson should be taught after students have a conceptual understanding of dividing fractions and are familiar with how to find reciprocals. 

Teacher will read a math based story "Louie Lewis: The Case of the Flipping Fractions" from Funny and Fabulous Fraction Stories pg. 54-55 with students to teach how students can use reciprocals to divide fractions.