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Measuring Mixed Numbers (SMILE)

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Author:Karen Trout, Sumner Math and Science Academy
Description: A lesson for grade 5 designed to teach students the need and everyday use of mixed numbers; to measure different lengths to the nearest fraction of an inch; to review equivalent values of fractions; how to come up with the common denominator and why; and to add mixed numbers phenomenologically and algorithmically. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.

Levels: Fifth Grade
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Fractions/Decimals/Percents

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