Use multiplication to compare fractions. Answer word problems, estimate, and explain answers. Scaffolded lesson provides for classroom differentiation. Can be used as a lesson leader, guided practice, independent practice, for cooperative learning and math centers, or as an assessment. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printable. Lesson is complete - NO PREP.
- Interpret multiplication as "re-sizing" or scaling
- Explain why multiplication by a fraction greater than 1, results in a product greater than the given number
- Explain why multiplication by a fraction less than 1, results in a product less than the given number
- Estimate answers.
Includes 6 practice pages and answer keys.
Aligned with NCCS Math - 5.NF.5
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