# Lesson – Issue No. 2 – Fraction Division by Measurement

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The Mysterious I.D. Vide in Newton’s Nemesis can be used in many ways to launch lessons about fractions.   This free download is a lesson outline that uses the engaging story to introduce conversations about fraction multiplication, scaling recipes, and more.

This lesson will help students explore:

• Statements such as 4 groups of ⅓ , can be represented as  4 x ⅓  or as the sum of  ⅓  + ⅓ + ⅓ + ⅓ or as 4/3 (read as four thirds).
• Dividing a whole number by a unit fraction (e.g. 8 ÷ ¼ = 8 x 4).
• Compare the operations of multiplication and division of unit fractions.
• Reflect on growth or mathematical mindset.

## Description

The Mysterious I.D. Vide in Newton’s Nemesis can be used in many ways to launch lessons about fractions.   This free download is a lesson outline that uses the engaging story to introduce conversations about fraction multiplication, scaling recipes, and more.

This lesson will help students explore:

• Statements such as 4 groups of ⅓ , can be represented as  4 x ⅓  or as the sum of  ⅓  + ⅓ + ⅓ + ⅓ or as 4/3 (read as four thirds).
• Dividing a whole number by a unit fraction (e.g. 8 ÷ ¼ = 8 x 4).
• Compare the operations of multiplication and division of unit fractions.
• Reflect on growth or mathematical mindset.

This will allow you to download all the files and the materials you’ll need to accompany The Mysterious I.D. Vide in Newton’s Nemesis, No. 2 [Sold separately] or The Mysterious I.D. Vide in Newton’s Nemesis, The Graphic Novel .  Files included:

• Lesson Outline NN2 Fraction Division by Measurement
• NN2 Entrance & Exit Tickets (Worksheet & Classroom Display)
• Baking Brownies Activity (Handouts & Classroom Display

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