# Center

Rolling for Fractions (3–5)

## Stage 1: Equivalent Fractions

### Narrative

### Additional Information

Each group of 2 needs 6 number cubes.

## Stage 2: Multiply a Fraction by a Whole Number

### Narrative

Students roll 3 number cubes to generate a multiplication expression with a whole number and a fraction and compare the value of the expression to 1 in order to determine how many points are earned. Two recording sheets are provided, one where the fraction is a unit fraction and one where it can be any fraction.

**Variation:**

Students may choose a different target number to compare the value of their expression to.

### Task Statement

## Stage 3: Divide Whole Numbers

### Narrative

Students roll 2 number cubes to generate a division expression, write the quotient as a fraction, and then compare the value of the expression to 1 in order to determine how many points are earned.

**Variation:**

Students may choose a different target number to compare the value of their expression to.

### Additional Information

## Stage 4: Multiply Fractions

### Narrative

### Additional Information

## Stage 5: Divide Unit Fractions and Whole Numbers

### Narrative

Students roll 3 number cubes to generate a division expression involving a whole number and a fraction and compare the value of the expressions.

### Additional Information

Each group of 2 needs 3 number cubes.