Module 6  Math 4A  Course Guide
Module Overview:
In this module students will learn about adding like fractions, adding mixed numbers, improper fractions and mixed numbers, and adding unlike fractions. Students will learn about subtracting like fractions, subtracting unlike fractions, subtracting mixed numbers and improper fractions. Students will learn about dividing fractions using reciprocals, dividing fractions using modeling, dividing whole numbers into fractions, and dividing mixed numbers.
Module Materials:
Lesson #  Lesson Title  Material(s) 

1  Adding Like Fractions  pen or pencil; 
2  Adding Mixed Numbers  pen or pencil; 
3  Improper Fractions in Mixed Numbers  pen or pencil; 
4  Adding Unlike Fractions  pen or pencil; 
5  Subtracting Like Fractions  pen or pencil; 
6  Subtracting Unlike Fractions  None 
7  Subtracting Mixed Numbers  pen or pencil; 
8  Subtracting Improper Fractions  pen or pencil; 
9  Dividing Fractions Using Reciprocals  pen or pencil; 
10  Dividing Fractions Using Modeling 
pen or pencil scissors 
11  Dividing Whole Numbers into Fractions  pen or pencil; 
12  Dividing Mixed Numbers  pen or pencil; 
Module Objectives:
Lesson #  Lesson Title  Objective(s) 

1  Adding Like Fractions 

2  Adding Mixed Numbers 

3  Improper Fractions in Mixed Numbers 

4  Adding Unlike Fractions 

5  Subtracting Like Fractions 

6  Subtracting Unlike Fractions 

7  Subtracting Mixed Numbers 

8  Subtracting Improper Fractions 

9  Dividing Fractions Using Reciprocals 

10  Dividing Fractions Using Modeling 

11  Dividing Whole Numbers into Fractions 

12  Dividing Mixed Numbers 

Module Key Words:
Key Words 

like fraction like denominator improper fraction mixed number least common denominator lowest terms proper fraction unlike denominator common denominator unlike fractions like fractions subtraction fraction mixed numbers division inverse reciprocal multiplicative invserse reduce multiplicative numerator denominator improper fractions 
Module Assignments:
Lesson #  Lesson Title  Page #  Assignment Title 

4  Adding Unlike Fractions  5  Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators Assignment 
10  Dividing Fractions Using Modeling  7  Modeling Fraction Review 
11  Dividing Whole Numbers into Fractions  4  Dividing Whole Numbers and Fractions Assignment 
Learning Coach Notes:
Lesson #  Lesson Title  Notes 

1  Adding Like Fractions  
2  Adding Mixed Numbers  
3  Improper Fractions in Mixed Numbers  
4  Adding Unlike Fractions  
5  Subtracting Like Fractions  
6  Subtracting Unlike Fractions  In their Math notebook, have your student write down the steps for subtracting, unlike fractions. 
7  Subtracting Mixed Numbers  
8  Subtracting Improper Fractions  
9  Dividing Fractions Using Reciprocals  
10  Dividing Fractions Using Modeling  
11  Dividing Whole Numbers into Fractions  
12  Dividing Mixed Numbers 
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 

Adding Like Fractions 

Adding Mixed Numbers 

Improper Fractions in Mixed Numbers 

Adding Unlike Fractions 

Subtracting Like Fractions 

Subtracting Unlike Fractions 

Subtracting Mixed Numbers 

Subtracting Improper Fractions 

Dividing Fractions Using Reciprocals 

Dividing Fractions Using Modeling 

Dividing Whole Numbers into Fractions 

Dividing Mixed Numbers 

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 

Adding Like Fractions  Add Like Fractions 

Adding Like Fractions  Simplifying Fractions 

Adding Mixed Numbers  Addition with Mixed Numerals 

Adding Mixed Numbers  Adding Mixed Numbers 

Improper Fractions in Mixed Numbers  Explaining Improper Fractions 

Improper Fractions in Mixed Numbers  Connecting Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers 

Adding Unlike Fractions  Add Unlike Fractions 

Subtracting Like Fractions  Equivalent Fractions 

Subtracting Like Fractions  Subtract Like Fractions 

Subtracting Unlike Fractions  Subtract Unlike Fractions 

Subtracting Mixed Numbers  Subtract Mixed Numbers 

Subtracting Improper Fractions  More Problems 

Subtracting Improper Fractions  Choose the Operation 

Dividing Fractions Using Reciprocals  Dividing Fractions 

Dividing Fractions Using Modeling  Making A Model to Division Problems 

Dividing Fractions Using Modeling  Dividing Strips into Parts Video 

Dividing Whole Numbers into Fractions  Dividing Whole Numbers By Fractions 

Dividing Mixed Numbers  Dividing Mixed Numbers 

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 

1  Apple Fractions  Jerry Pallotta  AD490L 
2  The Wishing Club: A Story About Fractions  Donna Jo Napoli  
3  Pizza Counting  Christina Dobson  930L 
Module Outing:
Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.
#  Outing 
