Fractions – Reducing

Our free downloadable PDF Fractions – Reducing Lesson Plan teaches strategies for reducing fractions and writing equivalent fractions. Identifying the greatest common factors and prime factorization are introduced as primary methods for reducing fractions. Students are asked to reduce fractions and use their creativity to draw a representat

Our Fractions – Reducing Lesson Plan teaches strategies for reducing fractions and writing equivalent fractions. Identifying the greatest common factors and prime factorization are introduced as primary methods for reducing fractions. Students are asked to reduce fractions and use their creativity to draw a representation of that reduced fraction. Students are also asked to complete practice problems on their own in order to demonstrate their understanding of the lesson.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to identify greatest common factors as one method for reducing fractions. The students will be able to use prime factorization to reduce fractions. The students will be able to write equivalent fractions.

Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.A.3.a, CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.A.3.B, CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.A.1

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subject

Math

grade-level

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

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    06/29/2021
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    04/29/2020
    STEVEN S.
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    Reducing Fractions

    A very practical lesson plan. It has everything you need from useful tips for teaching to lots of practice problems with an answer key.

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