In this lesson students will explore the different methods available for dividing fractions through a student based investigation. The teacher will facilitate the discussion but the students will discover the different methods on their own or with a partner as they work through the different steps.

### General Information

**Subject(s):**Mathematics

**Grade Level(s):**6

**Intended Audience:**Educators

**Instructional Time:**2 Hour(s)

**Keywords:**dividing, fractions, common denominators, equivalent fractions

**Instructional Component Type(s):**

**Lesson Plan**, Worksheet, Problem-Solving Task, Formative Assessment, Student Center Activity

**Resource Collection:**

__CPALMS Lesson Plan Development Initiative__