Homework Help 3 Part Lesson
Lesson Title: Fractions with HH
Mathematical Process Expectations
Number Sense and Numeration
Learning Goal (Anticipated)
I will solve questions involving the addition of fractions with unlike denominators.
Minds On (Getting Started)
Address misconceptions about adding fractions from previous class by presenting students with the following Minds On question:
Here are there answers:
Who is correct? Why?
Ask students to discuss in groups and then share their thinking with the entire class.
Address other misconceptions students might have about adding fractions.
Possible student misconceptions:
Action (Working On It)
Question #1 (Students work with a partner in the group)
2/3 + 1/6 =
Upon completing each question, student will review the corresponding Best Session #1 and make corrections as necessary.
Question #2 (Students work in groups):
A farmer has a field and is retiring and will be giving the field to his 3 kids. He gives 1/3 to one child, ¼ to the second child and 1/6 to the third child. What part of the field does he have remaining?
For Question #2, students will compare their strategy with the strategy from Best Session #2.
Best Session #1:
Ask students to share their experiences with the questions with entire class (their challenges, triumphs, etc)
As a class, develop strategies for solving problems involving the addition of fraction. Write own chart paper and display so that all students can see it
Students will complete the following problem at home:
A family orders a large pizza that is cut into 12 slices. One parent eats 1/3 other eats ¼ and the child eats 1/12. How many slices are left?
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