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Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators

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Make It Work! Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators

Adding fractions with unlike denominators just doesn't work like it does when the denominators are the same. Let's make it work! Students will add fractions with unlike denominators with sums between one and two.

5th grade

Math

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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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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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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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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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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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Making Models with Different Denominators

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Making Models with Different Denominators

Increase your students' knowledge of fractions with this lesson that has them compare fractions with different denominators.

3rd grade

Math

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Count On It: Adding and Subtracting

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Count On It: Adding and Subtracting

Adding and subtracting doesn't need to be boring! Learning to add and subtract can be done with a shoelace or while playing hopscotch.

Kindergarten

Math

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Word Problems: Adding Mixed Number Fractions

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Word Problems: Adding Mixed Number Fractions

Children often wonder if algorithms are practical. Using this lesson plan, your students will see how the standard algorithm for adding mixed numbers brings life to real world real-world situations.

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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Order of Operations with Fractions and Decimals

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Order of Operations with Fractions and Decimals

This lesson is designed for fourth graders to practice their skills with the order of operations along with multiplying fractions and adding or subtracting decimals.

4th grade

Math

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Comparing Fractions with the Same Denominator

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Comparing Fractions with the Same Denominator

In this lesson, students will explore fractions with the same denominators and work as mathematicians to figure out patterns. Your students will gain a lot of practice in comparing fractions!

3rd 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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Equivalent Fractions Match

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Equivalent Fractions Match

Begin with the basics when teaching about equivalent fractions. This lesson utilizes visual models with written fractions to support your students as they match equivalent fractions.

3rd grade

Math

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Fluently Subtracting within 1000

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Fluently Subtracting within 1000

Start your students on subtracting three-digit numbers with this lesson that breaks the problems down by place values!

3rd grade

Math

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Adding Cards

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Adding Cards

Use a fun card game to practice adding numbers in this fun hands-on addition lesson!

Preschool

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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Fun-tastic Fractions!

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Fun-tastic Fractions!

Yummy fractions! This lesson will introduce fractions to your students and help them identify and make fractions of their own.

1st grade

Math

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Explaining Equivalent Fractions

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Explaining Equivalent Fractions

In order to build a strong foundation with fractions, students should be able to explain the concept and their thinking. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for *Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!*

3rd 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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Evaluating Equivalent Fractions

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Evaluating Equivalent Fractions

Students will practice coming up with equivalent fractions in a fast paced challenge! This is an introductory lesson to equivalent fractions.

4th grade

Math

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Fractions and Word Problems

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Fractions and Word Problems

Fractions are in everyday life! This lesson reviews how to solve word problems involving fractions using tape diagrams. The problems include addition, subtraction, and multiplication of fractions.

5th grade

Math

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Cooking School Fractions

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Cooking School Fractions

Make equivalent fractions matter in the real world with this hands-on math lesson! Students use measuring cups and spoons to recognize and generate equivalent 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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Clap Counting with Multiples

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Clap Counting with Multiples

Finding the least common multiple is an essential skill for comparing, adding, and subtracting fractions! This lesson introduces students to this concept in an interactive way.

4th grade

Math

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