Fractions Larger Than One: Converting to Mixed Numbers

Math Concept:

Fractions

Grade Level:

4th Grade, 5th Grade

Math Workshop Rotation:

Lesson Launch

Format:

Video, Blog Post

Resource Type:

Instructional Strategy, Flipped Classroom

Description:

Using area model paper, Shannon models a concrete way to take an “improper” fraction and convert it into a mixed number. Going through this process with concrete manipulatives will help students understand what you mean when you ask them to convert the fraction to its simplest form.