Lesson plan | Lesson plan |

What to create | Lesson plan |

Which subject | Mathematics |

What topic | fractions |

What length (min) | 30 |

What age group | Doesn't matter |

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**Subject:** Mathematics

**Topic:** Fractions

**Academic Stage:** Any

**Duration:** 30 minutes

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

- Define what fractions are
- Identify parts of a fraction
- Convert mixed numbers to improper fractions and vice versa
- Simplify fractions

- Whiteboard
- Markers
- Worksheets
- Pencils
- Fraction manipulatives (optional)

- Begin the lesson by asking students if they have ever heard of fractions before.
- Define fractions as parts of a whole object or quantity.
- Write a few examples of fractions on the whiteboard, such as ½ or ¾.

- Explain that a fraction is made up of two parts: the numerator and denominator.
- Write a fraction on the board, such as ⅔.
- Ask students to identify the numerator and denominator.
- Repeat the process with a few more fractions, ensuring that all students understand the concept.
- If possible, use fraction manipulatives to demonstrate this concept.

- Explain what mixed numbers are and demonstrate how to convert them to improper fractions.
- Write a few examples on the board, such as 2 ½ or 3 ¾.
- Next, demonstrate how to convert improper fractions to mixed numbers.
- Write a few examples on the board, such as 7/2 or 5/3.
- Explain that converting between fractions and mixed numbers is an essential skill for working with fractions.

- Define what it means to simplify a fraction.
- Write a fraction on the board, such as 12/24.
- Ask students to simplify the fraction.
- If additional time is available, provide more examples and practice problems for students to complete.

- Check for understanding and answer any remaining questions.
- Review the key concepts of the lesson, including parts of a fraction, converting mixed numbers to improper fractions and vice versa, and simplifying fractions.
- Assign homework or practice problems for students to complete before the next class.

Assess the students' understanding of the lesson by collecting their completed worksheets and/or monitoring their participation in class discussions.