# Math 3: Module 16: Fractions - Course Guide

## Module Overview:

In this module, students will identify a unit fraction as 1 part of a whole divided into equal parts, identify non-unit fractions as fractions composed of more than one unit fraction, and identify numerators and denominators in a variety of ways. Students will identify the fraction of a whole and identify the numerators and denominators of fractions of a group.

## Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Unit Fractions scissors
glue
crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
2 Non-Unit Fractions crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
3 Numerator and Denominator crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
4 Fractions of a Whole crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
5 Fractions of a Group colorful candies (optional)
crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Unit Fractions
1. Identify a unit fraction as 1 part of a whole divided into equal parts.
2 Non-Unit Fractions
1. Identify non-unit fractions as fractions composed of more than one unit fraction.
3 Numerator and Denominator
1. Identify numerators and denominators in a variety of ways.
4 Fractions of a Whole
1. Identify the fraction of a whole.
5 Fractions of a Group
1. Identify the numerators and denominators of fractions of a group.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
numerator
denominator
fraction
unit fraction
half
third
fourth
sixth
eighth

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Unit Fractions 5 Hands-On
2 Non-Unit Fractions 5 Hands-On
3 Numerator and Denominator 5 Hands-On
4 Fractions of a Whole 5 Hands-On
5 Fractions of a Group 5 Hands-On

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## Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Unit Fractions
1. What is a unit fraction?
Non-Unit Fractions
1. What is a non-unit fraction?
Numerator and Denominator
1. What are numerators and denominators?
Fractions of a Whole
1. Can you name the fraction of each whole?
Fractions of a Group
1. What is a fraction of a group?

## Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Unit Fractions Firework Frenzy
1. What are unit fractions?
Non-Unit Fractions Ice Skating Fractions
1. How can you identify non-unit fractions as part of a whole?
Numerator and Denominator Partitioning Snowflakes
1. What is the numerator of a fraction?
2. What is the denominator of a fraction?
Fractions of a Whole Fractions of a Whole
1. How can you use pictures to identify fractions?
Fractions of a Group Throwing Snowballs
1. How can you represent fractions in pictures/groups?

## Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

• What is the main idea?
• What are three things new you learned?
• How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level

## Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing