Common Core Focus Standard CC 5.NF.3
Interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator (a/b = a ÷ b). Solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.
Aligning Assessment & Planning Instruction
- Student Resources
This resource takes you to a site linked to FunBrain. One will see games that involve practice with whole numbers and fractions in all operations at four different levels of difficulty. While playing the game, a tutorial appears if the student misses a question.
- Teacher Resources
This website can be used by students and teachers to idenitify, rename, compare, add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. The website offers games, an investigation page, a fraction maker, and fraction worksheets.
- PARCC Content Model Frameworks
- Students apply and extend their previous understanding of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction ( CC 5.NF.4 ). They also learn the relationship between fractions and division, allowing them to divide any whole number by any nonzero whole number and express the answer in the form of a fraction or mixed number ( CC 5.NF.3 ). And they apply and extend their previous understanding of multiplication and division to divide a unit fraction by a whole number or a whole number by a unit fraction.*