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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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Fractions in Action

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Fractions in Action

Have your "whole" group get a "piece" of fun in this sweet and tasty math game!

3rd grade

Math

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Halves as Fair Shares

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Halves as Fair Shares

Who wouldn't want to split a birthday cake with their best friend? In this lesson, students will practice dividing circles and rectangles into halves as they develop an understanding of equal shares.

1st grade

Math

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Illustrating Fraction and Whole Number Products with Tape Models

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Illustrating Fraction and Whole Number Products with Tape Models

Teach your students to use tape diagrams to solve equations involving whole numbers and fractions.

4th grade

Math

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Visually Multiplying Fractions

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Visually Multiplying Fractions

Help students color-code their way to multiplying fractions! Students will learn how to multiply fractions using area models. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support to the lesson Area Models and Multiplying Fractions.

5th grade

Math

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Strategies for Comparing Fractions

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Strategies for Comparing Fractions

Help your students see the variety of strategies they can use to compare fractions! Students will compare their strategies with that of their classmates. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Fraction Wars.

4th 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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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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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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Compare Visuals for Equal Fractions

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Compare Visuals for Equal Fractions

Help your students visually represent equivalent fractions! Use this lesson on its own or or as support to the Show Me Equivalent Fractions! lesson.

5th grade

Math

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Fraction Wars

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Fraction Wars

Help kids master fractions with the fun, fast-paced, math comparison game Fraction Wars. After a review, students are split into pairs to practice quickly comparing fractions with different numerators and denominators.

4th grade

Math

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Collect, Organize, and Discuss the Data

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Collect, Organize, and Discuss the Data

Support your students as they collect, organize, and discuss measurement data! Use this lesson independently or alongside *Making Measurements for Line Plots*.

3rd grade

Math

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Fraction Visuals

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Fraction Visuals

This lesson helps your students become confident mathematicians when it comes to representing fractions visually in a variety of ways. Use this lesson as a pre-lesson to Fraction Hunt or teach it independently.

4th grade

Math

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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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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

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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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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Share a Pizza

Lesson Plan

Share a Pizza

Everyone loves pizza! Introduce the concept of fractions as equal shares in a familiar context. Use alone or with **Halves as Equal Shares.**

1st grade

Math

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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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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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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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Area Models and Mixed Numbers

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Area Models and Mixed Numbers

Help students visually represent multiplication with mixed numbers and whole numbers. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson, or as support for the lesson Multiplication of Mixed Numbers with Area Models.

5th grade

Math

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Comparing Tape Diagrams

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Comparing Tape Diagrams

Compare two different ways to use tape diagrams! This lesson discusses fractions and multiplication within tape diagrams. Use this lesson as support for the lesson Illustrating Fractions and Whole Number Products with Tape Models.

5th grade

Math

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Fractional Tape Diagram Descriptions

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Fractional Tape Diagram Descriptions

Target math academic language in this multidisciplinary lesson! Write descriptive sentences about tape diagrams that show fractional parts. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Fractions and Word Problems.

5th grade

Math

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