This 8-page lesson packet
includes everything you need to teach multiplying fractions as scaling. Best of all, it requires no prep
! Just PRINT and TEACH!
This packet aligns perfectly with CCSS 5.NF.B.5. In it, students will predict the size of the product based on the factors. Students will learn that multiplying by a proper fraction makes a number smaller, while multiplying by an improper fraction makes a number get bigger. Students make predictions and then check their answer to prove it.
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⇒Teacher-Lead Example Problems
⇒3-Page Independent Practice
⇒Challenge Page for Early Finishers
⇒Detailed Answer Keys
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