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Adding and Subtracting Fractions**

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Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators

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Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators

Getting ready to subtract fractions? This lesson reviews how to subtract like denominators and teaches students how to subtract unlike denominators. The focus is on understanding the process and reasoning behind each step.

5th grade

Math

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Fraction Hunt

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Fraction Hunt

Fractions are everywhere! In this hands-on lesson, your class will work together in groups to find real-world examples of fractions. As they discover more complicated fractions, students will create their own word problems with them.

4th grade

Math

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When Having Like Denominators Isn’t Enough!

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When Having Like Denominators Isn’t Enough!

Does chaos ensue when your students subtract like mixed numbers and the larger fraction has a lesser numerator? Using this lesson plan, teach your class how to overcome this tricky obstacle: When having like denominators isn’t enough!

5th grade

Math

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Adding Fractions on Number Lines

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Adding Fractions on Number Lines

Getting ready to add fractions? This lesson reviews how to add fractions with unlike denominators using number lines. Students will focus on understanding the process and reasoning behind each step.

5th grade

Math

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Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers

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Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers

Teach your students to add and subtract fractions with like denominators using a strategy that works for both operations: converting mixed numbers into improper fractions and back again!

4th grade

Math

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Explain Fraction Conversions

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Explain Fraction Conversions

Encourage students to explain their processes when converting from a mixed number to an improper fraction, and back again. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers.

5th grade

Reading & Writing

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Subtracting Fractions Justifications

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Subtracting Fractions Justifications

Continue to build on your students' understanding of unlike denominators by asking students to justify their answers of fraction subtraction. Use this lesson with the Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators lesson.

5th grade

Math

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Modeling Fraction Subtraction

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Modeling Fraction Subtraction

Encourage student explanations and visual representation of fraction subtraction in this interactive lesson. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction.

5th grade

Math

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Compare Common Denominators Methods

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Compare Common Denominators Methods

Challenge your students to compare two methods for finding the least common multiple between two fractions. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators.

5th grade

Math

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Explaining Fraction Addition

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Explaining Fraction Addition

Help your students show their understanding as they explain how to add fractions with unlike denominators. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators.

5th grade

Math

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Building Squares

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Building Squares

In this hands on lesson, students create squares with different fraction pieces while building their knowledge of adding fractions with different denominators.

4th grade

Math

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Adding Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy

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Adding Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy

Make the number work for you! Use this lesson to teach your students to add mixed numbers with like denominators using the strategy of decomposition.

4th grade

Math

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Number Talks with Mixed Numbers Addition

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Number Talks with Mixed Numbers Addition

Students will practice mental math and harness their discussion skills through addition problems of like mixed numbers. This lesson may be used on its own or as support for the lesson Adding Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy.

4th grade

Math

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Subtracting Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy

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Subtracting Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy

Teach your students to subtract mixed numbers with like denominators using the strategy of decomposition. This strategy helps students to manipulate and break down numbers to help them solve tricky subtraction problems.

4th grade

Math

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Writing Questions for Word Problems

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Writing Questions for Word Problems

Empower students to think like mathematicians by having them create word problems related to subtracting mixed numbers. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Subtracting Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy.

4th grade

Math

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