This is an extensive practice over multiplying whole numbers by fractions in the context of word problems. Students read each word problem, circle important numbers and key words, and develop a plan to solve by drawing a model (addition/visual model or number line). Upon completing this practice, students will have a firm understanding of multiplying a whole number by a fraction -- not just understanding this skill in word problems but also grasping the ability to represent their thinking through picture models and equations. This is highly Common Core. PDF File.