1. These Lesson Plans for Standard 5.NF.A.2 solve word problems involving the addition and subtraction of fractions with unlike denominators.
2. Students will create equations, find equivalent fractions, and model their solutions using both pictures and number lines. Students will check to see if their solutions make sense using their knowledge of benchmark fractions.
3. These Lesson Plans also (a) review the addition of fractions in the fourth grade using pictures and number lines (Standard 4.NF.B.3.D) and (b) utilize the inverse or opposite relationship between addition and subtraction. In other words, students will count up when solving a subtraction problem.
4. These Lesson Plans include templates that allow teachers to modify and create additional practice problems for students.