Fraction Addition & Subtraction
Poster, Models, Algorithms, Word Problems, Task Cards, and Extra Blank Worksheets to Fill In
To help students understand fraction addition and subtraction by scaffolding their understanding from conceptual models to algorithmic understanding.
5.3(H) 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
5.3(K) add and subtract positive rational numbers fluently
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.
5.NF.2 Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole, including cases of unlike denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.
This activity contains 4 non-student pages
(cover sheet, instructions, TpT info and credits).