# 5th Grade Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators EXTENDS 5.NF1 & 2

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Looking to EXTEND your thinkers? Does your data shows your students met the target and are ready for more? This packet is filled with activities that not only challenge, but bring the fun back into math. Using this format requires students to start with a required activity that mirrors a typical target-based extends problem. Next students have options to choose to do 3 more activities that challenge students thinking in a truly engaging way.The main page contains the overview for the packet.

This activity includes:
-Two problems that extend students thinking
-Links to Two online games for practice
-Find the Flub game for students to explain the error and their thinking
-An activity to create a recipe for a PERFECT birthday party (double it and then half) Students use a thinking map to generate ideas.
-Use a map to add fractional distances, using only the answer to work from
-Create their own map and then create their own problems using only the answers
-Lit Connections- Write a diary entry from the perspective of someone in a major snowstorm. (PARCC test writing exposure)

5.NF.1 - Find 3 mixed numbers with different denominators, that add up to the sum of a given value.The 3 different denominators must not be the same as the denominator of the sum, and all fractions must be in simplest form. Justify your answer.
5.NF.2 - Solve complex word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions with multiple questions including a picture/model, equation, and written justification of their reasoning.
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1 Week
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