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Lesson Plan: Models for Dividing Fractions - Grade Six - Grade 06
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In this lesson students represent division of fractions using manipulatives, such as freezer pops, candy bars, and models such as drawings squares. Students develop an algorithm from these examples and solve problems using fractions.
Ohio Standards Connection
Number, Number Sense and Operations
H. Use and analyze the steps in standard and non-standard algorithms for computing with fractions, decimals and integers.
8. Represent multiplication and division situations involving fractions and decimals with models and visual representations; e.g., show with pattern blocks what it means to take
Related Ohio Standards Connection
H. Use representations to organize and communicate mathematical thinking and problem solutions.
J. Communicate mathematical thinking to others and analyze the mathematical thinking and strategies of others.
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