Lesson Planning of Multiplication of Fraction (Proper, Improper & Mixed)
Subject Mathematics
Grade 4^{th}
Students` Learning Outcomes
 Multiply two or more fractions (proper, improper & mixed).
Information for Teachers
 It`s a skill to be practiced for command.
 To multiply fractions:
 Convert each mixed number into an improper fraction.
 Multiply the numerators to make the numerator of the new fraction.
 Multiply the denominators to make the denominator of the new fraction.
 Simplify the resultant fraction.
 While teaching the lesson, the teacher should consult with textbook at all steps where and when applicable.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk, marker, duster, chart paper, textbook
Introduction
 Ask following questions to elicit previous knowledge and announce about todays` lesson.
 What is multiplication?
 What did we do about multiplication of fractions in the last class?
 Shania has to read 10 books, she is done with half of them, and how many are left?
 I have 40 questions to do, I am done with ¾ of them, and how many I have done?
 1 / 7 what type of fraction is this?
 9/5 what type of fraction is this?
 What is 6 x 2/3?
 3/2 x 4/5 =? This is what we are going to explore today!
 We will talk about more multiplying fractions (proper, improper and mixed fractions)
Development
Activity 1

Sum up / Conclusion
 For the multiplication of fractions:
 Multiply the numerators of the fractions.
 Multiply the denominators of the fractions.
 Place the product of the numerators over the product of the denominators.
 Simplify the fraction.
Assessment
 Write following questions on the board and ask students to solve on the board.
 Encourage slow worker to come on the board to solve the sums.
Follow up
 Ask students to solve the following story problem with the help of fractions.
 Sadie picked 2 ½ of a kilogram of strawberries. That afternoon, her sister ate 1/3 of the strawberries. How many kilograms of strawberries did her sister eat?
 Anila bought a bag of carrots that weighted 3 ½ kg. She made jam with 2/3 of the carrots. How many kg of carrots were used to make jam?
 A house is built on 750 square meters; its lawn is ½ of the 750. What is the area of lawn in square meters?