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Tarkington School of Excellence Daily Double Plan

Name: Jennifer Radja

Subject/Time: 6th grade Math Overview

Date:

11/08/2012

CCS/NAME: 6.NS.4 IL: 6A3, 6B3b Objective/SWBAT: Model thirds, sixths, ninths, and twelfths by creating fraction strips Vocabulary Words/Key Concepts for Word Wall: half, fourth, eighth, third, ninth, twelfth, Materials & Technology: fraction strip paper, scissors, fraction strips from previous lesson, chart paper, markers
Key Lesson Elements I Do (Direct teacher Instruction) We Do (Guided practice w/ teacher or peers) OR You Do (Students independent application)

What is the Teacher Doing?

What Are the Students Doing?

Modifications/Accommodations

Do Now (3-5 minutes): Clear desks and take out fraction strips from yesterday. List one legal trade you can make with your fraction strips.

Students are entering the room and completing the Do Now independently. Book captains are getting books. Students are seated at their desks at a voice level 0.
You Do

Timer is set for 5 minutes when students walk in. Teacher is narrating specific students, then tables, then whole class for voice level 0, getting books, working on Do Now, and being on task. Teacher is checking in homework and circulating to check for understanding.
Sequential Gradual Release Model:

Tarkington School of Excellence Daily Double Plan

Pass out GREEN strips to make thirds. Demonstrate how to fold into thirds. Students make the fold. With strip still folded ask, How many of these green pieces will it take to cover the blue strip? (3) These are each one third. Write 1/3 on the board and have students label and cut. Pass out ORANGE strips to make sixths. Demonstrate how to fold into sixths. Students make the fold. With strip still folded ask, How many of these orange pieces will it take to cover the blue strip? (6) These are each one sixth. How is this trip related to the green 1/3? Write 1/6 on the board and have students label and cut. Pass out PURPLE strips to make ninths. Demonstrate how to fold into ninths. Students make the fold. With strip still folded ask, How many of these purple pieces will it take to cover the blue strip? (9) These are each one ninth. Write 1/9 on the board and have students label and cut. Think Pair Share: How are the three strips (green, orange, and purple) related to each other? Cold Call to share out. Pass out PINK strips to make twelfths. Demonstrate how to fold into twelfths. Students make the fold. With strip still folded ask, How many of these pink pieces will it take to cover the blue strip? (12) These are each one twelfth. Write 1/12 on the board and have students label and cut. Students create legal trades poster: Show example 2/4 = 1/2 Pass out chart paper Table Groups, Level 1s and 2s, 15 min.

Students are listening at a level 0, eyes Provide strips already folded/cut Show fold up close on me, answering questions when I Do/We Do called on and participating in class dis- Leave written directions up cussion. Students fold, cut, and label strips. Students are listening at a level 0, eyes on me, answering questions when I Do/We Do called on and participating in class discussion. Students fold, cut, and label strips. Students are listening at a level 0, eyes on me, answering questions when I Do/We Do called on and participating in class discussion. Students fold, cut, and label strips. Students think about their answer, talk to an elbow partner about their answer You Do at a level 1, then share their answer when called on. Students are listening at a level 0, eyes on me, answering questions when I Do/We Do called on and participating in class discussion. Students fold, cut, and label strips.
You Do Students will practice legal trades again with their table groups using strips from yesterday and today. Students will create poster listing their legal trades.

Tarkington School of Excellence Daily Double Plan

Closing/Preview for Next Lesson/Homework: Whole group discussion of discoveries made. Cold Call students. What legal trades did you make? Did anyone else make that trade? What patterns do you notice? Exit Ticket (aligned to lesson objective) or Assessment: What is a legal trade for 4/6?

We Do

You Do

Students complete the exit ticket on a postit and tables wait to be dismissed, handing exit ticket to teacher as they leave.