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 nonunit 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  NonUnit 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 

2  NonUnit Fractions 

3  Numerator and Denominator 

4  Fractions of a Whole 

5  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  HandsOn 
2  NonUnit Fractions  5  HandsOn 
3  Numerator and Denominator  5  HandsOn 
4  Fractions of a Whole  5  HandsOn 
5  Fractions of a Group  5  HandsOn 
Learning Coach Notes:
None
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 

NonUnit Fractions 

Numerator and Denominator 

Fractions of a Whole 

Fractions 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 

NonUnit Fractions  Ice Skating Fractions 

Numerator and Denominator  Partitioning Snowflakes 

Fractions of a Whole  Fractions of a Whole 

Fractions of a Group  Throwing Snowballs 

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 
