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Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators
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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When Having Like Denominators Isn’t Enough!
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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Fraction Hunt
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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Subtracting Fractions Justifications
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
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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Solving Mixed Number Word Problems Using the Three-Reads Strategy
Solving Mixed Number Word Problems Using the Three-Reads Strategy
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Solving Mixed Number Word Problems Using the Three-Reads Strategy
There’s more than one way to add and subtract mixed numbers! Use this witty lesson plan to teach your students to illustrate mixed number sums and difference while giggling with delight.
5th grade
Math
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Subtracting Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy
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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Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
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Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
Students will learn to model mixed number subtraction with manipulatives using this hands-on lesson plan.
4th grade
Math
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Writing Questions for Word Problems
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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