# An Interdisciplinary Lesson Plan (Mathematics & English)

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```AN INTERDISCIPLINARY
LESSON PLAN
(MATHEMATICS & ENGLISH)
Fulya Kızıldağ
Pelin Konuk
PRESENTATION OUTLINE
TOPIC: FRACTIONS
LESSON FLOW
1. ENGAGEMENT AND EXPLORATION
2. EXPLANATION
3. APPLICATION
4. CLOSURE
SAMPLE ACTIVITY
LESSON OBJECTIVES
REFERENCES
TOPIC: FRACTIONS
Why fractions?
Easy to visualize
 Involves specific vocabulary (fractions,
numerator, denominator, fraction bar, division,
multiplication)
 Related to real life
 Amenable to the use of technology
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LESSON FLOW
A. Engagement & Exploration
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Warm-up discussion
Visuals on IWB
Examples from daily life
Everybody eats a piece of your birthday cake.
Examples from students’ life
LESSON FLOW
B. Explanation
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Example sentences with target vocabulary
“In the exam, my friend did not have an eraser so
I divided mine in half and gave it to her.”
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Group work and presentation with target
vocabulary
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Basic exercises about fractions
“Who would like to come to the board and draw one
bread and show us its half?”
LESSON FLOW
C. Application
 Delivering worksheets
 Answering some examples as a group on IWB
 Discussing their answers with using target
vocabulary
“Can you show the numerator and denominator of
3/5?”
 Guessing and retelling the meaning of target
vocabulary in their own words
LESSON FLOW
D. Closure
 Information about next week’s lesson.
 Students will bring colored paper and scissors.
 Homework is assigned.
AN ACTIVITY
Didem has 18 marbles. Her brothers Mert and Onur win
6 of them in a game. What fractions of marbles do Onur
and Mert win?
For more activities
LESSON OBJECTIVES
MATHEMATICS
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Identify what fractions mean and
ENGLISH
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Identify the target vocabulary
recognize its use in daily life
(fractions, numerator, denominator,
Listen and discuss answers to
fraction bar, division,
questions as a group
multiplication) and present them to
Recognize and apply their
their peers.
knowledge in different types of
exercises.
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Recognize and apply target
vocabulary in different question
types. Answer the exercises.
REFERENCES
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/
maths/pdfs/fractwordproblems.pdf
 http://www.prometheanplanet.com/en/search
/resources/subjectarea/maths/language/english/
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