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 Unit Details

Unit Title
Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Unit Number
5MA03
Course
Fifth Grade Math
Content Area
Math
Description
Students will learn to add and subtract unlike fractions and mixed numbers. Students also learn about the relationships between, fractions, mixed numbers, division expressions, and decimals. Students express division expressions as fractions and mixed numbers, as well as express fractions, division expressions, and mixed numbers as decimals.
Timeline
3 Week(s)
Enduring Understandings
Mathematicians make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
Mathematicians reason abstractly and quantitatively.
Mathematicians construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
Mathematicians model with mathematics.
Mathematicians attend to precision.
Mathematicians look for and make sense of structure.




Essential Questions
How do students add and subtract unlike fractions and mixed numbers by rewriting them with like denominators using the concept of least common denominators and equivalent fractions?
How do students explore the relationships and equivalences among fractions, mixed numbers, division expressions, and decimals before adding and subtracting fractions?
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Standard
Standard Component
  
Estimate results of sums, differences and products with fractions and decimals to the thousandths.
  
  
Standard
Standard Component
  
Understand that parts of a whole can be expressed as fractions and/or decimals.
  
Convert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.
  
Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions and mixed numbers with unlike denominators, and justify the solutions.