Fractions: Adding/Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
5th Grade• 1 Hour Lesson
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Subject: Math, Numbers and Operations Fractions
Skills: Adding/Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators, Reducing/Simplifying Answers, Using Bar Models
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: blank paper (2-3 per student), pencil, crayons/colored pencils, document camera/whiteboard
Printable Resources: Optional: printable "Exit Slip" as an assessment component (1 copy per student)
Lesson Plan Description
This 1 hour math lesson addresses Numbers and Operations- Fractions: adding and subtracting fractions unlike denominators. Students will learn key fraction vocabulary, take helpful notes for reference, and complete independent/partner practice of concepts. Students will add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators using both a bar model and multiplication.
**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: Fractions: Adding/Subtracting Fractions & Mixed Numbers with Unlike Denominators. Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicated content.