# Lesson Ideas

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 »#### 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 »#### 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 »#### Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed to apply and reinforce their selected math concept.

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