Fraction Conversion Lesson Plan


Students will learn how to convert between fractions, decimals, and percents using a computer applet and the concept of money.

Standards (NCTM 3-5)

Number and Operations

Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number Student Prerequisites

Teacher Preparation

Teacher will need to have a mock store set up in the rear of the class.

Students will need:

Lesson Outline

  1. Focus and Review
  2. Review prior fraction material. Lead into this lesson by asking: How many people in here like money?

  3. Objectives
  4. Student will be able to convert between fractions, decimals, and percents.

  5. Teacher Input
  1. Guided Practice
  1. Independent Practice
  1. Closure