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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 LESSON FLOW A. Engagement & Exploration 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 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.” Group work and presentation with target vocabulary 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 Identify what fractions mean and ENGLISH 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. 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/