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4th - 10th, Homeschool
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- Great for online learning and distance learning!

Get your students successfully ADDING AND SUBTRACTING FRACTIONS & MIXED NUMBERS (unlike denominators) with these fun activities including a maze, riddle, and coloring page PRINT OR DIGITAL activity.

What's Included:

1. Add and Subtract Fractions with Unlike Denominators MAZE

This is a self-checking worksheet that allows students to strengthen their skills in adding and subtracting fractions. Students use their answers to navigate through the puzzle.

2. Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers with Unlike Denominators RIDDLE

Students find the sum or difference for each problem and use their answers to solve the riddle.

3. Add and Subtract Fractions and Mixed Numbers COLORING ACTIVITY

Students are prompted to add and subtract mixed numbers with unlike denominators. Students use their answers to color the picture.

All 3 of these activities allow students to practice ADDING AND SUBTRACTING FRACTIONS & MIXED NUMBERS (unlike denominators) while incorporating fun into the classroom!

Print and Digital Version: (updated July 2020)

✔️ PRINTED VERSION - a PDF file that you may PRINT

✔️ DIGITAL VERSION (Google Slides) - Students type their answers directly on the slides in the provided text boxes. This is perfect for GOOGLE Classroom, remote learning, or distance learning. Note: Only the maze and riddle can be used as a digital activity.

✔️DIGITAL VERSION (Easel by TpT) - There is also a digital version using TpT's new digital tool. After purchase, click the "Open in Easel" button. This will give you access to a version with text boxes for student input and moveable shapes for students to select answers. You can edit the digital overlay or use it as is.

How to Use:

Use any of these resources as a quick assessment tool, a homework assignment, math stations, end-of-year activities or even something for your students to do after a test. Be sure to download the sample for a full overview of what you get.

Topics Include:

✔ Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.

✔ Add and subtract mixed numbers with unlike denominators.

✔ Rename to find the difference of two mixed numbers.

Teaching Tip:

This resource works well with my Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators Google Quiz (perfect for distance/remote learning).

Common Core Aligned:

* 5.NF.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.

* Also aligned to TEKS and VA SOL standards.


This resource is included in the following bundle(s):

* Add and Subtract Fractions UNIT RESOURCES BUNDLE

* 5th Grade Mazes, Riddles, Coloring Activities BUNDLE

* 5th Grade Math MEGA BUNDLE

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* MULTIPLY AND DIVIDE FRACTIONS Word Problems with Graphic Organizers

* MULTIPLY AND DIVIDE FRACTIONS Maze, Riddle, & Coloring Page

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Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Understand a fraction 𝘢/𝘣 with 𝘢 > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/𝘣.
Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.


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