Math For Fifth And Sixth Grade
Grade levels: 5th & 6th
Subject: Adding and Subtraction Fractions
Introduction: This lesson is for fifth and sixth graders to show squares, rectangular, and circular regions divide each into equal parts and shade same or all of the parts. Ask what fraction is shaded and what fraction is not shaded. Divide a region into non equal parts and explain that fractions are not appropriate.
Purpose: To develop a lesson that have a school and home connection, so that the students can turn to their computer and access their work. Family and friends can very much share in this experience. Students will understand other means of solving mathematical problems.
Academic Standards ( Objectives):
STATE GOAL 6:
DEMONSTRATE AND APPLY A KNOWLEDGE AND SENSE OF NUMBERS, INCLUDING BASIC ARITHMETIC OPERATIONS, NUMBER PATTERNS, RATIOS, AND PROPORTIONS.
CAS A.
Describe, express, and represent whole numbers, proper and improper fractions, and decimals and the relationships between them using concrete materials, drawings, words, and mathematical symbols.
CFS
Material: Overhead projector, paper, pencil, chalk board and computers.
Activities and Procedures:
1. The lesson will begin with a home connection illustration. Student will bring in a pie or a personal pizza. Then the students will go to funbrain and work on fractions. Can the students identity a mixed fraction?
2. Student will transfer what they learn from home connection to a actual school problem and solve. Plus, work on math stories problems. Can the students add mix fractions?
3. Students will practice given problems and assignments per teacher instructions. Also, students will go to fractions on the internet. Can students solve fractions accurately.
Conclusion: As a result of the activities students will be able to demonstrate and solve fractions and mixed fractions.
Rubric For Fractions/Internet

Students must master 90% of activities provided by computer on fractions and related activities 
Students must solve 80% of internet problems.  

Students must solve 70% of internet problems. 
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