Chocolate bar fractions

In this unit students apply their knowledge of equivalence, ordering, and addition with fractions and the meaning of multiplication to extend their understanding of multiplication with fractions by whole numbers. This unit will take approximately 4-5 weeks. The final Common Core-aligned task asks students to multiply a fraction by a whole number and reason about the meaning of a solution that includes a fractional chocolate bar. Students are also asked to construct and critique arguments by reasoning about the products of whole numbers and fractions.