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A St. Patrick's Day activity for students learning to add and subtract fractions and find a common denominator.
Objective: This activity tests students on adding and subtracting fractions.
Standard: This puzzle is aligned with the following fifth grade common core standard:
Standard: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NF.A.1-Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators
To complete the puzzle the students must match up the addition and subtraction problems with the sum or difference.
Three versions of the puzzle are included, each with a varying number of shamrocks. As the number of graphics increases, so does the difficulty allowing for differentiation amongst ability groups. The puzzles vary in the graphics and not the adding and subtracting fractions problems. View the preview file, which allows you to see half of the puzzles to get a feel for how they work.
Directions: Print out the gameboard on cardstock and have it laminated . Cut out the sixteen pieces and pass them out to individual students or to a group of students. The students must match up the equivalent units to complete the 4 x 4 Grid.
What has been successful for us is to give points for correctly completing the puzzle, and extra credit points for the first few groups that finish. The Roman numerals are there so that you can quickly check for accuracy.
Here are our 5th (Fifth) Grade Common Core Activities Bundle
, product listings:
Operations and Algebraic Thinking Activities
U.S. Customary Length Unit Conversion Puzzle
Metric System Length Unit Conversion Puzzle
Adding Fractions Puzzle
Subtracting Fractions Puzzle
Adding and Subtracting Decimals Sort
Multiplying Decimals Puzzle
Adding Decimals Puzzle
Subtracting Decimals Puzzle
Brackets Braces and Parenthesis Worksheet
Converting Phrases into Expressions Worksheet
Winter Metric System Length Unit Conversion Puzzles
Winter Customary System Length Unit Conversion Puzzles
Football Metric System Length Unit Conversion Puzzles
Football Customary System Length Unit Conversion Puzzles
Valentine’s Day Activities:
Valentine’s Day – Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Valentine’s Day – Subtracting Fractions Puzzle
Valentine’s Day – Adding Fractions
Valentine’s Day – Whole Number Division Puzzles
Valentine’s Day – Metric System Length Unit Conversion Puzzles
Valentine’s Day – Customary Length Unit Conversion Puzzles
St. Patrick’s Day Activities:
St. Patrick’s Day Metric System Length Unit Conversion Puzzle
St. Patrick’s Day US Customary Length Unit Conversion Puzzle
Easter US Customary Length Unit Conversion Puzzle
End of Year Activities:
End of the Year Summer Whole Quotient Division Puzzle
End of the Year Summer Metric Length Unit Conversion Puzzle
End of the Year Summer US Customary Length Unit Conversion Puzzle
End of the Year Summer Division with Remainders Puzzle
End of the Year Summer Multiplying Decimals Puzzle
Halloween Division with Remainders Puzzle
Halloween Whole Number Quotients Puzzle
Halloween Metric Unit Conversion Puzzle
Halloween US Unit Conversion Puzzle
Thanksgiving Division Whole Number Quotients and Remainders Puzzle
Thanksgiving Customary Units Length Conversion Puzzle
Thanksgiving Metric System Unit Length Conversion Puzzle
Thanksgiving Adding Decimals to Hundredths Place Puzzle
Christmas Customary Units -Length Conversion Puzzles
Christmas Metric System Length Unit Conversion Puzzles
Christmas Division – Whole Number and Remainders
Christmas Division – Whole Number Quotients
Christmas Adding Fractions Puzzles
As we add more fifth grade common core math activities to our store, we will continue to update this file. If you purchase this file, whenever we update it and add more activities you will receive a notification and be able to download the additional activities!. Enjoy, and be sure to check out the other math related sorts and activities in our store.
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