This 8-page lesson packet
includes everything you need to teach finding area of rectangles with fractional and mixed number side lengths. Best of all, it requires no prep
! Just PRINT and TEACH!
This packet aligns perfectly with CCSS 5.NF.B.4.B. Students are asked to find the area of various rectangles in real-life situations. Each rectangle includes at least one mixed number. The problem variety keeps students on their toes at all time- mixed number by fraction, mixed number by whole number, or mixed number by mixed number.
Answers need to be simplified in a variety of ways: some are fractions that need to be simplified, some are improper fractions that must be changed to mixed numbers, and some are mixed numbers that result in a whole number. This gives students tons of extra practice with fraction computation while learning more about area and measurement!
This product includes:
⇒Teacher-Lead Example Problems
⇒3-Page Independent Practice
⇒Challenge Page for Early Finishers
⇒Detailed Answer Keys (showing step-by-step how students should be showing work)
with the Multiplying and Dividing Fractions BUNDLE
Check out these other Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
lesson packets from The Number Diva:
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