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Understanding Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions through Modeling

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This 7-page complete lesson packet is a great introduction to mixed numbers and improper fractions.

The lesson offers pages of practice that build slowly in complexity to challenge all levels of learners in your class. The lesson also includes teaching notes and best practices for implementation.

Teaching this concept through modeling before you introduce the standard algorithm of converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions and Improper Fractions back to Mixed Numbers, will build deeper understanding for your students. Fluently converting between the two forms is key for all fraction concepts and fraction operations.

Best of all it requires NO PREP! Just PRINT and TEACH.

This complete lesson packet includes:
→Teacher Lead Problem Set
→Partner Problem Set
→3 pages of Independent Practice
→Challenge Problem Set for Early Finishers
→Exit Quiz
→Answer Keys and Teaching Notes

This lesson is a perfect pre-requisite lesson for any grade 5th - 8th grade fraction unit. No matter what level math you teach, a deep understanding of mixed numbers and improper fractions and the ability to convert between the two forms will save you so much time in future fraction lessons!

Other Mixed Number and Improper Fraction Resources:
Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers
Fraction Matching Game: Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Fraction Sort Game: Comparing and Ordering Mixed Numbers

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What is a Fraction? Part of a Whole and Part of a Set
Fractions on a Number Line
Equivalent Fractions with Modeling
Simplifying Fractions
Equivalent Fractions on a Number Line
Comparing and Ordering Fractions Using Benchmarks
Comparing and Ordering Fractions with Like Denominators or Numerators
Comparing and Ordering Fractions by Finding a Common Denominator
Fraction Sorting Game: Comparing and Ordering Using Benchmark Fractions
Fraction Sorting Game: Equivalent Fractions

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