Numbers and Operations  FractionsVideo Lessons

Extend understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering (major work)
Build fractions from unit fractions (major work)

Big Ideas: Any whole number, mixed number, or fraction can be decomposed into the sum of unit fractions. Fractions can be composed or decomposed with like denominators in more than one way. This lesson builds on fractions along with visual fraction mode...

Big Ideas: The meaning of addition and subtraction are the same for mixed numbers as they are for whole numbers. Mixed numbers lie between whole numbers and can be decomposed into unit fractions and improper fractions. This lesson builds on fractions an...

Big Ideas: Multiplication can be thought about as comparison problems that involve a comparison of two quantities in which one is described as a multiple of the other. The relationship between quantities is described in terms of how many times larger on...

Big Ideas: Fraction parts can be counted in groups, similar to the way we skip count whole numbers. A nonunit fraction can be described as an accumulation of two or more of the unit fraction. This task requires students to interpret the meaning of mult...

Big Ideas: We can apply the associative property when multiplying fractions in the same way we apply it when multiplying whole numbers. The task in this lesson will push students to think about the meaning of multiplication with a whole number and a fra...

Big Ideas: We can apply the associative property when multiplying fractions in the same way we apply it when multiplying whole numbers. The task in this lesson requires students to interpret the meaning of multiplication beyond whole numbers. Students w...