5.NF.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

5.NF.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

How to teach Multiplying Fractions

In this 5.NF.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson, students multiply a fraction or a mixed number by another fraction.

This lesson teaches students how to multiply fractions and mixed numbers by fractions. This lesson is perfect for small group, math centers or independent practice.

First, draw two number cards. Next, multiply the two fractions. Then, record your solutions on your worksheet. Finally, continue your practice with the provided worksheets independently or with a partner.


Other resources to use with this 5.NF.4 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

If you are using this lesson, your students are probably learning about multiplying fractions and mixed numbers.

Use this Equivalent Fractions Matching Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

First, introduce this lesson by displaying an anchor chart with clear steps and model examples of how to multiply fractions.  Next, distribute materials to students.  Then, students work independently or with a partner. As students work, circulate around the classroom and listen to discussions students have about multiplying fractions. After the activity, share students' discussions that you heard to promote multiplying fraction skills. Finally, student can continue their practice using the provided worksheets individually or with a partner.

Be sure to check out more Fraction Worksheets and the entire Fifth Grade Common Core workbook.


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