Module 28: Fractions-Math 2B - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will use their understanding of fractions to partition shapes into halves, thirds, and fourths. They will add partitioned pieces of shapes together and use fractions to solve word problems.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Fractions 1/2 paper plate
scissors
glue
crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
2 Fractions ⅓ crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
scissors
3 Fractions 1/4 crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
markers
tissue box
scissors
glue
4 Add Fractions scissors
glue
crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
5 Problem Solving crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Fractions 1/2
1. Use their understanding of fractions to partition shapes into halves.
2 Fractions ⅓
1. Use their understanding of fractions to partition shapes into thirds.
3 Fractions 1/4
1. Use their understanding of fractions to partition shapes into fourths.
1. Add partitioned pieces of shapes together.
5 Problem Solving
1. Use fractions to solve word problems.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
partition
equal parts
unequal parts
halves
thirds
fourths
word problem

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Fractions 1/2 4 Hands-On
2 Fractions ⅓ 4 Hands-On
3 Fractions 1/4 4 Hands-On
4 Add Fractions 4 Hands-On
5 Problem Solving 4 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
Fractions 1/2
1. How can you make halves?
Fractions ⅓
1. How can you make thirds?
Fractions 1/4
1. How can you make fourths?
1. How do we add fractions?
Problem Solving
1. How can you solve word problems using fractions?

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

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 Fraction Action Loreen Leedy 530L
2 Fraction Fun David Adler 580L
3 Full House: An Invitation to Fractions Dayle Ann Dodds 530L

Module Outing:

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

# Outing