Lesson 13
Multiply Fractions Game Day
Lesson Purpose
The purpose of this lesson is for students to practice multiplying fractions.
Lesson Narrative
In previous lessons, students learned how to multiply fractions by whole numbers and fractions.
In this lesson, students practice multiplying fractions. Students spin numbers and use them as the numerators and denominators of two fractions. Students gain practice multiplying fractions and they need to think about the meaning of the numerator and denominator of the fractions in order to make strategic choices.
 Engagement
 MLR8
Activity 2: Fraction Multiplication Compare Round 2
Learning Goals
Teacher Facing
 Multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction.
Student Facing
 Let's multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction.
Required Materials
Materials to Gather
Required Preparation
Activity 1:
 Each group of 2 needs a paper clip.
Activity 2:
 Each group of 2 needs a paper clip.
CCSS Standards
Addressing
Lesson Timeline
Warmup  10 min 
Activity 1  15 min 
Activity 2  20 min 
Lesson Synthesis  10 min 
Cooldown  5 min 
Teacher Reflection Questions
What question do you wish you had asked today? When and why should you have asked it?
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