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MAXS Math Caf Topic 12 Menu

Standards & Objectives: OA 2.4, NF 1.1, NF 1.2


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Must: add and subtract fractions with common denominators and simplify.
Should: make common denominators so I can add and sub tractions with unlike
denominators.
Could: Use models and equations to justify how I solve real world problems with
fractions and mixed #
Appetizer: Must complete for each lesson or unit
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Vocabulary Choice/once a unit
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Watch video on Nook or on Sophia (Mrs.Ts Version)

M ain Course: Must complete ALL for each lesson. Review and discuss results with a
partner. Self-Assess Understanding (0 to 5)
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Guided Practice (review and discuss with partner)
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Select from Main Course options.
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Problem Solving: All
Carry Out: (Homework): Choose one for each lesson then
review and discuss with partner. Self-Assess understanding (o to 5).
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Independent Practice: evens or odds
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Homework practice sheet
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Create a model for 5 Independent Practice Problems. Illustrate in IAN.
Dessert: Go to the Dessert Table and choose one AFTER you have completed 3 or 4
meals. Then reflect in your IAN with your thoughts and question.

Main Course Selections


Lesson 1& 2/Adding Fractions with Like Denominators:
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Hands on: Use fraction bars or strips to create equations to solve with fractions
that have the same denominator. For example, 3/6 + 2/6 = 5/6
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Interpersonal/Linguistic: Toss and Talk 12-2 * or **
3.
Visual Spatial: Play Fruit Splat Fraction Game Add Fractions
Lesson 3&4/ Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators:
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Musical: Fraction Subtraction Song by Webbcasts create a verse for the song to
explain how to add and subtract fractions with link denominators.
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Interpersonal/Linguistic: Toss and Talk 12-4* or **
3.
Visual Spatial: Play Fruit Splat Fraction Game Subtract Fractions

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4th Grade Plans

Mazlowski, Tomassi, White

Main Course Selections Continue


Lesson 5/Using a Number Line to Add and Subtract Fractions:
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Hands On/Artistic: Draw number lines broken up into different increments.
Model how to add and subtract fractions. What if you go over a whole?
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Musical: Watch Frozen Fractions by NookLane. Write a second verse to share
how why the denominator must be the same with adding or subtracting fractions.
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Interpersonal/Linguistic: Teamwork 12-5 * or **
Lesson Algebra/ Fractions and Equations:
Lesson 6/Improper Fractions and M ixed Numbers:
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Hands on/Artistic: Using graph paper, illustrate how Mixed Numbers can be
changed into Improper fractions and visa versa.
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Interpersonal/Linguistic: Tic Tac Toe 12-6 * or **
Lesson 7/M ixed PS and Adding or Subtracting M ixed Numbers
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Hands on: Using graph paper, illustrate how to add AND subtract Mixed
Numbers.
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Interpersonal/Linguistic: Teamwork 12-7* or **
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Visual Spatial: Play Fruit Splat Fraction Game Add Fractions with Mixed
Numbers.
Lesson 8/M ixed PS and Adding M ixed Numbers
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Hands on: Using a number line, show how you can add or subtract Mixed
Numbers. Then, turn it into an equation and write a word problem to match.
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Interpersonal/Linguistic: Display the Digits 12-8 * or **
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Logical: Review Math Is Fun Website Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers
Lesson 9/Subtracting M ixed Numbers
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Hands on: Create a Mobile to show subtracting fractions, improper fractions,
and Mixed Numbers. Hanging shapes have examples of each.
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Interpersonal/Linguistic: Display the Digits 12-9 * or **
3.
Logical: Review Scholastics Website -Subtract Mixed Numbers
Lesson 10/Decomposing & Composing Fractions
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Hands on: Pop up foldable to show decomposing or composing fraction
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Interpersonal/Linguistic: Clip and Cover 12-10 * or **
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Logical: Create a flow chart that shows the steps to decomposing and composing
fractions.
When all meals (lessons) complete,
see teacher for final UNIT assessment.

January 6, 2015