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Looking for a fun interactive teaching idea for multiplying fractions by whole numbers with models? Well look no further as Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers Game Puzzles, for CCSS 4.NF.4, will serve as an exciting lesson plan for 4th grade elementary school classrooms. This is a great resource to incorporate into your unit as a guided math center rotation, review exercise, small group work, morning work, remediation, intervention or rti. It can also be used as a quiz, drill, test, or assessment tool to help determine student mastery of the learning target. Whether a student is homeschooled or given this as a homework assignment, kids will also love working on these at home to improve their skills.
This puzzle set includes 24 colorful jigsaw puzzles, answer key, and an optional station instruction page with an example. These come as pdf printable sheets that can be printed on card stock and laminated for long-term use. As a suggestion, store them in a sealable gallon storage bag and place them in a tub or bin for students to use throughout the year for enrichment when they finish early. Another idea, for a project, is students can glue the completed puzzles into a notebook or journal as a reference sheet. They can also be glued on a poster for displaying on a bulletin board or as a wall anchor chart.
It covers multiplying whole numbers by fractions using visual models. It also covers representing the answer as an improper fraction and converting to a simplified mixed number. By matching the puzzle pieces to solve the problems, students can gain confidence in an important and sometimes challenging skill. Your 4th graders will love to practice and learn to develop strategies about how to multiply fractions by whole numbers.
I hope you download and enjoy this engaging hands-on manipulative activity with your students! So set those worksheets aside and give our puzzles a try!
This product is included in the 4th Grade Math Puzzles Bundle HERE
Relevant Grade 4 Common Core Standard 4.NF.B.4
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.
Cross Reference: Texas TEKS 5.3I
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