Unit B: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Listed below are the NYS Grade 6 Common Core Performance Standards for Unit B: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions.
With each Performance Standard are "I Can Statements" students work on throughout the course of the Unit. At the end of the Unit, the students will be assessed on their ability to perform the actions in each "I Can Statement."
Finally, under the "I Can Statements" are a list of Topics. You will find extra practice resources, videos, class notes, and homework answers by clicking on the appropriate link.
Foundational Skills for Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Fraction Number Sense Equivalent Fractions Simplifying Fractions Improper Fractions to
Mixed Numbers to
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction.
"I Can Multiply Fractions and Simplify my Answer into Simplest Terms."
Multiplying FractionsSimplifying on the Diagonal6.NS.1
Interpret and compute quotients of fractions, and solve word problems involving division of fractions by fractions, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.
"I Can Divide Fractions Using a Visual Model."
"I Can Divide Fractions and Simplify my Answer into Simplest Terms."
"I Can Solve an Equation that involves Fractions by using Inverse Operations."
"I Can Interpret a Real-World Situation and Decide which Operation to use to Solve Word Problems involving Multiplication and Division of Fractions."Dividing Fractions with Visual ModelsDividing
EquationsMultiplying and Dividing Fractions Word Problems