Practice adding and subtracting fractions through critical thinking with this math journal. It covers VA SOLs 4.5a, 4.5b, 4.5d, and 5.6.
Includes four journal pages in which students must assess and correct common mistakes when working with fractions.
- Journal 1- Evaluate mistakes in adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators by finding the least common multiple.
- Journal 2- Evaluate mistakes in adding subtracting fractions with unlike denominators. Prove answers using numbers, pictures, and/or number lines. Order final answers from least to greatest.
- Journal 3- Evaluate mistakes in putting fractions in simplest form. Prove answers using a visual representation.
- Journal 4- Solving single and multi-step word problems with fractions. Prove final answers using numbers and a visual representation
These journals go beyond basic practice as students evaluate common fractions mistakes and justify their thinking using visual representations. Use in math centers, small groups, or as homework. Great for independent or partner work to facilitate interactive math talk in your classroom. Ready to print! Answer key is included! NO PREP!
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