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Lesson Plan 11
TOPIC
Name
Subject
Grade Level
Date/Duration
Big Ideas
Essential
Questions
PA/Common
Core/Standards

DETAILS
Miss Sydney Geyer
Math
Fourth Grade
Monday, February 29, 2016
Compare non-unit fractions.

CK

What are non-unit fractions?


How do we compare non-unit fractions?

Standard - CC.2.1.4.C.1
Extend the understanding of fractions to show equivalence
and ordering.

Objective

Students will be able to compare non-unit fractions with


100% accuracy.

Formative &
Summative
Assessment
Evidence
ISTE Standards
for Students

Informally assess students completing problems on the


board for understanding.

Creativity and innovation


Research and information fluency
Communication and collaboration
Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making

Students struggling to see the relationship between the


fraction pairs can use Fraction Strips to compare each
fraction pair.

Framework for
21st Century
Learning
Accommodation
s, Modifications

SUPERVISING
TEACHERS
SIGNATURE

Seton Hill University Lesson Plan Template Step-by-Step


Procedures
RATIONALE for
the Learning
Plan
Introduction

CK
Activating Prior Knowledge
Review fraction unit from previous week.
Hook/Lead-In/Anticipatory Set
Review that the alligator (greater than or less than

sign) eats the larger number and this can be used even
when comparing fractions.
Explicit
Instructions

Lesson
Procedure

Big Idea Statement


Compare non-unit fractions.
Essential Questions Statement
What are non-unit fractions?
How do we compare non-unit fractions?
Objective Statement
Students will be able to compare non-unit fractions with
100% accuracy.
Transition
Timers will be used to ensure that the activities and
lesson can be completed.
Key Vocabulary
Non-unit fractions
Comparison signs
PreAssessment of Students
Write two fractions on the board (1/10 and 1/5) and ask
students to describe how they can compare the two
fractions.
Modeling of the Concept
Model how to use fraction bars to compare fractions with
different denominators.
Guiding the Practice
Allow students to work in large group to complete
Activity Workbook page 73.
Providing the Independent Practice
Practice Student Activity Book p. 229 independently.
Transition
Timers will be used to ensure that the activities and
lesson can be completed.
TM p. 597- 604
Student Activity Book p. 229
Activity Workbook p. 73

Reading
Materials
Technology
Equipment
Supplies
Evaluation of
Informally assess students completing problems on the
the
board for understanding.
Learning/Master
y of the
Concept
Closure
Summary & Review of the Learning
Ask students to explain how to compare how to compare
two fractions with the same numerator and different
denominators or with the same denominator and
different numerators.
Homework/Assignments


Teacher
Self-reflection

Homework and Remembering p. 149 & 150