Fractions on a Number Line 1


Fractions as Multiples Lesson Plan Includes:

  • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
  • Instructional Content Pages about Fractions as Multiples
  • Hands-on homework activities giving students practice on Fractions as Multiples
  • Answer Keys
  • Common Core State Standards
  • Many Additional Links and Resources
  • Built for Grades 3-4 but can be adapted for other grade levels.

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Sample Classroom Procedures:  

  1. Begin by explaining to students that today we are going to explore the number line and how we multiply fractions by a whole number.
  2. While reading the content pages, reinforce vocabulary and give students additional examples of fractions as multiples problems in order to help them practice the new material. Use the additional resources to enhance understanding.
  3. Introduce the notes on fractions as multiples. Have students practice problems with the number line and shapes.  Use the additional resources to enhance understanding.
  4. Have students practice problems with a partner.
  5. Follow Activity page with students. Have students work individually to model problems provided by the teacher.
  6. Distribute Practice page. Check and review the students’ responses as a class.
  7. Distribute the Homework page. Have students work a few problems at the beginning of the next class to reinforce the new material.
  8. In closing, ask students to explain how to write a math sentence using a model.
  9. Allow for responses and discussion.

State Educational Standards:  

LB.Math.Content.3.NF.A.2, LB.Math.Content.4.NF.B.4.A

Class Sessions (45 minutes): 1 class session

Additional information


3rd Grade, 4th Grade