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Mixed Numbers

Mixed Numbers

Ready to get mixed up with math? (In a good way, of course!) In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to mixed numbers! Discover what mixed numbers are exactly, and what they look like. You’ll find out how to convert a mixed number into a fraction, and you’ll see when a whole number can actually look like a fraction. Next, find out what improper fractions are and how they’re different from mixed numbers. Finally, you’ll learn a shortcut for converting mixed numbers to fractions. Mixing numbers is a whole lot of fun!

## Ratios Lesson Plan: Ratio Rumble Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore ratios and proportions using an online math game called Ratio Rumble. Students will identify ratios when used in a variety of contextual situations and explain why ratios and rates naturally relate to fractions and decimals.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Fractions on a Number Line Lesson Ideas: The Pearl Diver Game

In these lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-8, students play an online math game to practice identifying, comparing, and ordering fractions on a number line.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Refraction Game Lesson Plan: Teaching Fractions Through Gameplay

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to make real-world, cross-curricular connections between math and science concepts. Students explore light refraction through online gameplay and an experiment.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Fractions and Mixed Numbers Lesson Plan: The Dig It! Game

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3, 4, and 5, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about key terms related to fractions, such as mixed number. Students will use a number line to explore fractional amounts in real life scenarios, as well as in virtual game play online.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions Lesson Plan: Check The Denominator!

In this lesson plan adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP to learn how to identify the lowest common denominator in equations, and add and subtract unlike fractions. They’ll also explain in words and pictures how to add and subtract fractions.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Ordering Fractions and Decimals Lesson Plan: Flower Power Game

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources and hands-on collaborative activities to order fractions and decimals. Students then practice and apply fraction and decimal concepts through online interactive game play.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Number Lines and Estimation Lesson Plan: Battleship Numberline Game

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore mathematical concepts such as whole numbers, decimals, and fractions. Students will use interactive game play to understand relationships between numbers and estimate positions on a number line.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Associative Property and Rounding Lesson Plan: The Deep Sea Duel Game

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grade 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to understand and apply the associative property. Students will use an online interactive game to practice rounding strategies and adding numbers in different combinations to create a target amount.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »