Learning Outcomes

Essential Questions

• Add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers (denominators of 12 or less, with and without regrouping) • Solve single and multistep practical problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions and mixed numbers
• Express answers of fraction problems in simplest form • Use estimation as a means for checking for reasonableness when computing with fractions • Solve singlestep practical problems involving multiplication of a whole number and a proper fraction with models 
• How do the strategies we use to compute with whole numbers relate to computing with fractions?
• How can estimation and/or benchmark numbers be used to determine the reasonableness of answers? • What representations could be used to improve your efficiency with computing fractions? • How can you use properties to help you compute with fractions mentally? • What questions do you ask yourself when you are solving problems and reflecting on your solutions? 
Unit 5 Vocabulary
Numerical expression
equivalent mixed number reduce simplest form 
GCF  Greatest common factor
LCM  Least common multiple unlike denominator numerator "of" is/means multiplication 
Mixed number 