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.

Lesson Timeline

 Warm-up 10 min Activity 1 15 min Activity 2 20 min Lesson Synthesis 10 min Cool-down 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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