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New Review Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 22: Overview
Have young mathematicians subtracting fractions in no time with this manipulative-based math lesson. Using their sets of fraction circles, students explore a number of word problems involving the subtraction of fractions before working collaboratively to create problems of their own.
3rd - 6th Math 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sweet Fraction Bars
Make sense of decomposing fractions by adding and subtracting parts of a whole. Fourth graders solve story problems by using ten-frames, number lines, or even candy bars that can be broken into pieces. Using each manipulative as a learning tool is a great way for pupils to visualize the decomposition of a fraction.
3rd - 5th Math 132 Views 242 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 23: Overview
Celebrate young mathematicians' ability to compare, add, and subtract fractions with this math review lesson. To demonstrate their newly acquired knowledge, children solve a series of fraction word problems, explaining their solutions in writing, before completing a worksheet involving estimating sums and differences of fractions.
3rd - 6th Math 16 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fraction Cookies Bakery
Bake-up some cookie fractions with your class in order to determine improper fractions and mixed numbers. Young bakers calculate cookie orders given on an order form. From their calculations, they write the improper fraction, mixed number, and total amount of whole cookies ordered.
3rd - 5th Math 446 Views 541 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Journey to Jemez Pueblo
Connect fractions to the journey the Navajo took to Jemez Pueblo for the feast of San Diego. In a multi-step lesson plan, your geographers will measure the distance traveled on a map and use that information for a series of questions requiring different operations with fractions.
4th - 7th Math 49 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Subtract Mixed Numbers w/Like Denominators (H)
Looking to give your upper elementary schoolers some quick practice subtracting mixed numbers? Give each learner a copy of this sheet, and set the timer! There are 18 problems shown, and the second page contains the answers.
4th - 6th Math 7 Views 77 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Subtract Mixed Numbers w/Like Denominators (B)
Sometimes renaming the first mixed number in a subtraction problem makes it much easier to solve the rest of the problem! Learners solve seven problems, and the second page details all of the necessary steps to reach the conclusion.
4th - 6th Math 4 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the concept of fractions by using fruit as a model. Scholars discover fractions are part of a whole, similar to the pieces of fruit which are placed in front of them. They then cut up several different types of fruit and discuss what fraction is left before they eat them.
3rd - 5th Math 40 Views 543 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Subtraction of Rational Numbers
From common denominators to "hairy problems," your class will benefit greatly from watching Sal exercise his expertise with fractions, algebra, and math in general. Those who have a hard time grasping the concepts of rational numbers could do with a few views of this video, which provides excellent demonstrations of increasingly difficult fraction problems.
6 mins 7th - 11th Math 5 Views 10 Downloads
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
With a pie graph and an infinite blackboard, this video shows how to add, subtract, and simplify fractions. Once he has established the rule, Sal throws the viewer a curve ball with a fraction subtraction problem that results in a negative number.
10 mins 7th - 9th Math 21 Views 31 Downloads
Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
Fourth and fifth graders add and subtract mixed numbers and write fractions in their simplest form. They complete various online activities involving mixed numbers and fractions and observe a teacher demonstration on adding and subtracting mixed numbers.
4th - 5th Math 53 Views 340 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fraction - Subtracting Unlike Denominators
These presentations by Monica Yuskaitis are particularly good. In this one, she shows viewers how to deal with subtracting fractions that have unlike denominator, no small task! This is a tricky process, and this PowerPoint takes young mathematicians through in clear and logical steps.
4th - 6th Math 38 Views 69 Downloads
New Review Mixed Number Subtracting
Deepen young mathematicians' understanding of fractions with this mixed number subtraction instructional activity. Supporting students with two clearly written examples, this assignment requires children to solve eight skills practice problems involving the subtraction of whole and mixed numbers with different denominators.
3rd - 8th Math 11 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Solving Word Problems Involving Subtraction of Similar Fractions without Regrouping
Fourth and fifth graders solve word problems that entail subtraction of similar fractions that have like denominators. They complete magic boxes as a review before participating in a guided instructional activity on solving similar fraction subtraction problems.
4th - 5th Math 61 Views 87 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Representing a Number as a Decimal, Percent, and Fraction, Part 2
There are two Khan Academy videos on representing numbers as decimals, percents, and fractions. This one shows students how to represent a fraction as a decimal and a percent. Sal demonstrates the process used to convert the fraction 7/8 into a decimal and then a percent.
5 mins 5th - 7th Math 30 Views 155 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fractions: Subtracting Like Denominators
These presentations, designed by Monica Yuskatis, are among the best math PowerPoints you can find. Use this one to lead your pupils through the steps needed to subtract fractions with like denominators, then simplify the answers into lowest terms.
3rd - 5th Math 6 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Add/Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Get your fraction on with this worksheet full of adding and subtracting with fractions and mixed numbers. The first page starts off simple, and the second page introduces more challenging problems. Let your learners become comfortable with this scary subject and get more practice with positive and negative fractions.
5th - 8th Math 21 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fraction X - Adding Unlike Denominators
Adding fractions with unlike denominators is a difficult process to master. This fine presentation does a terrific job of leading young math whizzes through the steps necessary to perform this calculation. The slides have clear graphics, easy-to-understand text, and many fine examples.
5th Math 72 Views 137 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Add and Subtract With Like Denominators - Problem Solving 5.2
Help Jared, a budding DJ, edit his exercise CD. Learners will add and subtract fractions with like denominators, solving five short word problems. There's a space to show their work, but no answers are given.
3rd - 4th Math 13 Views 170 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Actions with Fractions: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Common Denominators
Fourth graders develop a conceptual understanding of fractions and begin to add and subtract fractions with like denominators. Included is a worksheet to assess readiness and a teacher's checklist showing class understanding at a glance. Fraction games and printable game pieces available.
3rd - 5th Math 159 Views 226 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable