Unit 4

Students will know…

· Fraction
· Numerator
· Denominator
· Benchmark fractions
· Equivalent fractions
· Common factor
· Simplest form
· Mixed numbers
· Improper fractions
· Circle graph
· Factors
· Hundredth
· Tenth
· Equivalent
· whole
· part
· compare
· order
· circle
· graph
· decimals
· decimal point
· halves
· fourths
· three-fourths
· thirds thru twelfths

Students will be able to…


· Read write and relate decimals
· Represent fractions with denominators through the twelfths
· Show decimal equivalents for halves, fourths and tenths
· Estimate fractional mounts
· Solve real life problems


Week 1

Day 1
1. EDC/ Minute Math
2. TLW review equivalent fractions by checking pg. 518 and reviewing with flip chart.
H. Finish text and ws.
Stations
1. text pg. 519 #1-10
2. equiv fract ws 1 (low) http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/fractions/equivalentfractions.pdf
Equiv fract ws 2 (medium) http://z.about.com/d/math/1/0/9/V/Equivalent-Fractions-1.jpg
3. Computer:
Bowling for fractions: http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/bowling_for_fractions/ or Fraction Frenzy: http://www.learningplanet.com/sam/ff/index.asp


Day 2
Whole Group:

1. EDC/Minute Math
2. Check classwork/homework.
3. TLW review finding factors of numbers with teacher tube video: http://bit.ly/voUmV practice finding factors together
with flip chart: : http://bit.ly/d6Q4Zu


Stations:

1. WorksheetIilluminations http://bit.ly/d6Q4Zu
2. Text pg. 521 # 1-20
3. Computer
GCF tool http://bit.ly/9foM0s
Also http://bit.ly/dbYsWv
4. Reteaching ws 9-7


Day 3
Whole Group:
1. EDC/ Minute Math
2. Check homework
3. TLW use GCF to simplify fractions – practice with flip chart
4. Text pg. 520


Stations
1. Text pg. 521 # 1-20
2. Computer:
http://bit.ly/dbYsWv or Jam it game – easier: http://www.jamit.com.au/htmlFolder/app1002.html
Matching equivalent fractions **http://bit.ly/ecmte**
3. classroom math games


Day 4
Whole Group

1. EDC/ Math Minute
2. Check homework
3. Review facts, GCF, simplifying.
4. math playground video review: http://bit.ly/vKBNH

Stations

1. Work on stations as time permits.
2. Computer: See links on previous days.
3.Worksheet on simplifying. Finish for homework. http://bit.ly/4xqM4p
H. Test on factors, GCF, Factors


Day 5
Whole Group

1. EDC/ Minute Math
2. check homework.
3. Simplify tutorial review: http://bit.ly/4xqM4p
4. Weekly Quiz


Stations
1. Work on finishing measurement stations.
2. Computer Stations or TLW can make a fraction game


Week 2

Day 1
Whole Group:
1. EDC/ Minute Math
2. TLW compare fractions by cross multiplying. Text pg. 522. Compare fractions video: http://www.mathplayground.com/howto_comparefractions.html

Stations
1. pg. 523 # 6-17
2. Worksheet: 1http://math.about.com/library/fractionsd.pdf
3. Worksheet: 2 http://math.about.com/library/fractionse.pdf
4. Computer: Fractions switch http://www.interactivestuff.org/sums4fun/fswitch.html


Day 2
Whole Group
1. EDC/Minute Math
2. Check homework and worksheets.
3. Review for test: 1. equal fractions, simplifying, comparing fractions

Staions
1. Text pg. 526 even 10-24 and pg. 528 # 1-15
2. Computer: see Monday’s stations
3. Work on Measurement stations
H. Study for a test pg. 516-528


Day 3
Whole Group
1. EDC/Minute Math
2. Check homework/ classwork
3. Weekly Quiz


Stations
1. Measurement stations
2. Computer : http://www.jamit.com.au/htmlFolder/app1002.html

Day 4
Whole Group
1. EDC/Minute Math
TLW identify mixed numbers and improper fractions p 530-532
Mixed numbers ppt http://bit.ly/b1twnl

Stations
1. Computer: http://bit.ly/9zPXU8 or quia fractions http://bit.ly/d0Az7j
2. Text pg. 532-533 even numbers.
3. Finish measurement stations.


Week 3

Day 1
Whole Group

1EDC/ Board quiz for week
2. TLW review mixed numbers and improper fractions with ppt: http://bit.ly/b1twnl or video: http://bit.ly/chSRSQ and http://bit.ly/9zPXU8 Tutorial for website: http://bit.ly/duB7xV
3. TLW compare mixed numbers text pg. 534


Stations
1. Text pg. 535 and ws 1 http://bit.ly/d4N1GS & ws 2 http://bit.ly/bml7BS
2. Computer http://bit.ly/9zPXU8
3. Measurement Stations or center games

Day2
Whole Group:

1.EDC/ Board quiz review
2. Check homework/ class work.
3. Short Quiz on pg. 543 and 548 in text(grade)

Stations
1. Finish quiz
2. Measurement stations
3. Computer: pizza game:

http://bit.ly/9ClLUo or
http://www.okaloosa.k12.fl.us/oakhill/fractions.html
4. Times Tables Practice with partner
Day 3
Whole Group:

1. EDC/ Board quiz review
2. TLW add fractions with like denominators
3. Flip chart lesson and Text pg. 565

Stations
1. Text pg. 566
2. Games and stations
3. Computer: See games on site listed below. http://bit.ly/dC1xAF or http://bit.ly/9LskoX

Day 4
Whole Group:

1. EDC/ Board quiz review.
2.check class work/homework.
3. TLW add fractions with unlike denominators through flip chart and pg. 568-569


Stations
1. Text pg. 570#1-23
2. Games and stations
3. Computer: Fraction websites

Day 5
Whole Group

1. EDC/ Board Quiz review
2. Check classwork/homework
3. TLW practice adding fractions with unlike denominators.

Stations
1 worksheet: http://bit.ly/cQcKW1 and http://bit.ly/9YfkJe

2. Games and stations
3. Fraction Websites


Week 4
Day 1
1. EDC/ Board work review
2. TLW review adding and simplifying fractions with like and unlike denominators. Text pg. 572 # 11-24
1. Finish pg. 572 and worksheet
http://bit.ly/bXAjof and http://bit.ly/agdKo2
2. Fraction Stations/ Math Tac Toe
- Compare mixed fractions and draw them.
- Write two fractions with like denomi. Draw what they look like with adding.
-compare with fraction pizza
-Comparing game with deck of cards. H. Study for a test on adding fractions and simplifying. P 561-573
Day 2
1. EDC/Board work reiew
2. Ceck pg. 573
3.REview check points 4 flip chart:

Day 3 Check points quiz

Day 4

1. EDC/ Board Work Review
2. Check pg. 572 and worksheet
3. Weekly Quiz text pg. 573 # 1-25
1. Math Tac Toe Stations
2. Draw a picture for the new fish mascot T shirt
3. Fill in multiplication chart: http://bit.ly/bmdWh3


Day 5
1. EDC/ Board work review
2. TLW review test
3. TLW subtract fractions with like denominators pg. 574-575./ also see flip chart
1. Text pg. 576 -577
2. Fraction Stations
3. Division Worksheet due by Friday http://bit.ly/cdd0u4 or http://bit.ly/aJMssK
Week 6
Day 1
1. EDC/ Board work review
2. Review class work
3. TLw subtract fractions with unlike denominators p 578-579/ also see flip chart
1. p58-581
2. Fraction Stations
3. Long division worksheet
4. Flash cards

H. Study for a quiz on subtracting fractions. Division worksheet is due.
Day 2
1. EDC/ Minute Math
2. Review and check class work.
3. Diagnostic Checkpoint quiz on pg. 587 collect division worksheet; also see flip chart
Math Games for all students who have finished homework and class work for the week.

Day 3
Objective: TLW review geometry terms and explore the art of Wassily Kadinsky. TLW use knowledge of line, line segment, acute angle, obtuse angle right angle, intersecting lines, parallel lines, perpendicular lines, and 2 dimensional shapes (triangle, quadrilateral...) to create a design which incorporates at least 5 of the above shapes using the paintings of Kandinsky as a guide.
Web site: http://www.vickimartinez.com/math_kandinsky.html

TLW practice symmetry and congruence by creating mandalas: http://www.vickimartinez.com/math_mandala_symmetry.html

TLW investigate tangras: http://www.vickimartinez.com/math_tangrams.html