Lesson Planning of Fractions (Proper and Improper )
Students` Learning Outcomes
- Differentiate between proper and improper fraction
Information for Teachers
An improper fraction is “top heavy” means, as; 8, 9, 16
4 3 8
An fraction is proper when nominator is smaller than denominator, as;
- 3, 2, 8, 3
- 6 4 16 8
- While teaching the lesson, the teacher should also consult textbook at all steps wherein and whenever it is applicable.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, paper strips, fraction cards, fraction strips, box
- Show different kinds of diagrams to the class.
- Ask them to tell the fraction of each diagram.
- Write the fraction on the board, as; 2, 3, 1, 5, 7, 3
4 3 2 4 5 6
- Ask students how each fraction is different from other.
- Explain if students finding difficulty.
- Use proper vocabulary e.g. Proper and Improper Fraction
Group work, discussion, demonstration, activities
Sum up / Conclusion
- Sum up the lesson by asking following questions, as;
- What is the difference between proper and improper fraction?
- Ask any two examples of proper and improper fraction.
- Give some fractions to students and ask them to separate proper fractions and improper fraction.
- Ask students to complete the sheet by writing fraction, and also circle improper fractions.
- Teacher is also required to involve the students in solving the problems given in the exercise at the end of unit / chapter.
- Ask students to write 10 examples of proper and improper fractions in their notebooks.
- Ask students to show any two proper and improper fraction through diagram.