A journey into medieval times is the perfect setting to learn how to divide a whole number by a fraction. You are invited to join us in this journey as we sing, dance, and rock our way through your math lesson today!
Dividing Whole Numbers by Fractions
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• Animated music video [HD Download]
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• Lyric sheet for singing along
Your students can sing along as the music video plays.
• Fill in the blanks/cloze (lyrics w/ some missing words)
After they watch the video, they master the math vocabulary by filling in the missing words.
• Double sided worksheet with word problems
Well thought-out questions and Dividing Whole Numbers by Fractions Word Problems which challenge critical thinking skills.
• Extra drills printable
Early Finishers - Not So Fast! Straightforward math problems to move towards mastery through practice.
• Dividing Whole Numbers By Fractions Printable Game
When activities are complete, check for concept mastery while having a bit of fun.
• Dividing Whole Numbers By Fractions Using Models HW sheet
Video-Aligned homework that maintains the style and format of the animated video.
• Colorful Digital Poster/Anchor Chart
High-Resolution anchor chart can be expanded/printed to any size and maintains clarity.
• Short quiz/exit slip to check for understanding
When activity is complete, check for concept mastery with short quiz.
• Answer Key
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• CD Quality Song File
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• Clear Lesson Plan Sheet Illuminating Classroom Best Practice:
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A journey into medieval times is the perfect setting to learn how to divide a whole number by a fraction. Ivan is everyones favorite stone mason as he builds walls and seats from blocks of rocks for us to contemplate what it means to divide by a fraction. Meanwhile in the Kingdom there is a dragon afoot that threatens the peaceful learning process; yet, there is no reason to fear! A rapper knight has come to save the day, protect our wonderful stone mason teacher, and pledge his love to the princess of the land.
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I took my blocks and built two walls.
In each wall one block was one fourth of them all.
Two divided by one fourth equals eight;
eight blocks to build the wall at my castle gate.
To divide a whole number by a fraction we start
by dividing the whole number into fractional parts.
Then count the number of fractional parts present;
and that will be the quotient.
Then I took my blocks and built three seats.
One block was one fifth of each.
Three divided by one fifth equals fifteen;
that’s how many blocks it took to build my seats.
When there’s a fraction we want to divide by,
we can flip the fraction and multiply.
Think of three divided by one fifth:
we’ll get the same answer if we multiply and flip.
So these expressions are equal, and we call
five over one, one-fifths reciprocal.
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SUPPORTING STANDARD 5.3J
... represent division of a unit fraction by a whole number and the division of a whole number by a unit fraction such as 1/3 ÷ 7 and 7 ÷ 1/3 using objects and pictorial models, including area models.
Common Core Standard ( CCSS )
Interpret division of a whole number by a unit fraction, and compute such quotients. For example, create a story context for 4 ÷ (1/5), and use a visual fraction model to show the quotient. Use the relationship between multiplication and division to explain that 4 ÷ (1/5) = 20 because 20 × (1/5) = 4.
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