Making Sense of Fractions Through Discourse
Grade 5 / Math / ELL
CCSS:
Math.5.NF.B.6
Common Core State Standards
Math 
Math 
5 
Grade 5 
NF 
Numbers & OperationsFractions 
B 
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division 
6 
Solve real world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem. 
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Lesson Objective
Work collaboratively to solve a realworld problem involving fractions
Length
12 min
Questions to Consider
 How does Ms. Carey intentionally group the students?
 What scaffolds are in place throughout the lesson?
 How does Ms. Carey formatively assess throughout the lesson?
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Teacher & School Info

Kris Carey

Jessica Hegg
 School Details
 Banting Elementary School Waukesha, WI
 Population
 498 students
 District Spending
 $9,930
Supporting Materials

Making Sense of Fractions Through Discourse Transcript

Lesson Plan: Fractions.PDF

Student Work: My Thinking Log Examples.PDF