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# Fraction Division Anchor Charts - Understanding the Why?

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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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THIS IS WHAT YOU’VE BEEN LOOKING FOR! Fraction division has always been a mystery for students AND teachers. Many students do not know the WHY behind fraction division and consequently become confused when using the standard algorithm. These 18 anchor charts will build conceptual understanding using pictorial models, concise explanations and the interpretations of division.
Anchor Chart Title
1 Understanding Division
2 Interpretations of Division – Part I
3 Interpretations of Division – Part II
4 Dividing a Unit Fraction by a Whole Number - Explanation
5 Dividing a Unit Fraction by a Whole Number – Models
6 Dividing a Non-Unit Fraction by a Whole Number - Explanation
7 Dividing a Non-Unit Fraction by a Whole Number – Models
8 Dividing a Whole Number by a Unit Fraction – Explanation
9 Dividing a Whole Number by a Unit Fraction – Models
10 Dividing a fraction by a fraction – Same Unit – Dividend> Divisor (Explanation)
11 Dividing a fraction by a fraction – Same Unit – Dividend > Divisor (Models)
12 Dividing a fraction by a fraction – Same Unit – Dividend < Divisor (Explanation)
13 Dividing a fraction by a fraction – Same Unit – Dividend < Divisor (Models)
14 Dividing a Whole Number by a Non-Unit Fraction
(Interpreting Fraction Remainders)
15 Using Common Denominators to Divide Fractions
16 Dividing a Fraction by a Fraction
(Common Denominators and Fractions Remainders)
17 Using the Standard Algorithm to Divide Fractions)
18 Alternate Division Algorithms
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Lifelong Tool

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