Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators - PRINT AND DIGITAL

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PRINT: 23 pages DIGITAL: 72 Google Slides
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Description

Adding fractions with unlike (unequal) denominators without true understanding can be a nightmare! These low-prep task cards (print and digital) are designed to be used with fraction tiles, allowing students to freely explore with the tiles.

When they touch it and see it, they understand it!

Printable fraction tiles are included in this file, in both color and black & white, and the digital version features movable fraction tiles.

INCLUDES:

  • Teacher notes explaining how to model the process
  • 24 task cards with two addends, missing sum
  • 24 task cards with two addends, sum provided, missing numerator
  • 12 task cards with three addends, missing sum
  • 12 task cards with three addends, sum provided, missing numerator
  • Google Slides file with 72 slides containing all of the task cards listed above and movable fraction tiles
  • Answer key

Download the preview to read 4 pages of teacher notes. This is a fabulous set of cards with lots of uses!

WHAT TEACHERS ARE SAYING...

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "This allowed students to actually visualize the concepts and manipulate the parts needed in order to have success." Madge M.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "The visual fraction tiles provide the perfect amount of scaffolding to complete the latter more abstract problems." Michelle L.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Love the use of the fractions tiles to foster understanding of this concept :)" Jen C.

STANDARDS ALIGNMENT

TEKS MA.5.3.H The student is expected to: represent and solve addition and subtraction of fractions with unequal denominators referring to the same whole using objects and pictorial models and properties of operations.

CCSS 5.NF.A.1 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.

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Total Pages
PRINT: 23 pages DIGITAL: 72 Google Slides
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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. For example, 2/3 + 5/4 = 8/12 + 15/12 = 23/12. (In general, 𝘢/𝘣 + 𝘤/𝘥 = (𝘢𝘥 + 𝘣𝘤)/𝘣𝘥.)

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