This is a 10 question scavenger hunt on adding and subtracting fractions. Problems include adding and subtracting mixed numbers, improper fractions, and proper fractions with signed numbers. It is no secret that many students do not like working with fractions, so doing a fun activity creates a better classroom environment to practice the material.
Scavenger hunts are a great way to get students actively engaged. I find that my students work better when they are up and moving around the room. I created this activity for my Pre-Algebra class as a quick review before moving on to multiplying and dividing. I also like this activity because it is self-checking. If a student gets an answer wrong, they will not know which card to go to next. This forces them to fix mistakes and ask for help.
Print the problems out on card stock, cut them in half, and hang them around the room (laminate for longer use). I have my students work in pairs. If I have a large class, I make two sets of the scavenger hunt on two different colored card stock. I then split the class in half and assign each half a specific color to work on. This will help keep the students separated and moving.
Student recording sheet and answer key included. Happy hunting!