Add and Subtract Fractions Lesson Plans
Are you looking for no-prep lessons and activities to teach adding and subtracting fractions? Look no further! These Add and Subtract Fractions Lesson Plans provide everything you need to teach adding and subtracting fractions with like and unlike denominators! Save time planning and your students will love completing the hands-on activities found in this unit.
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What will students learn through these detailed lesson plans?
8 Detailed lesson plans are included to help students learn and practice the following skills–
- Determine common multiples and common factors of numbers
- Determine the least common multiple of up to three numbers
- Determine the greatest common factor of up to three numbers
- Add and subtract fractions (proper and improper) and mixed numbers with like and unlike denominators
- Solve single-step word problems that involve addition and subtraction with fractions (proper and improper) and mixed numbers with like and unlike denominators
- Simplify fractions
When adding and subtracting fractions, unlike denominators are limited to 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 12.
Subtraction with fractions does not require regrouping.
What comes in this Add and Subtract Fractions Lesson Plans?
You will find the following included in this math unit–
- 8 Detailed Lesson Plans
- 59 Task Cards
- 23 Worksheets
- 8 Exit Tickets
- 8 Anchor Charts
- 7 Games
- Final Test
- Word Wall Cards
- Digital Activities for Google Slides
- Answer Keys
Are digital resources included?
Some worksheets, the quiz, and the test within these Add and Subtract Fractions Lesson Plans are also included in a digital format and can be shared with students using your Google Drive.
When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student’s completed version of the slides.
What standards are covered?
These Add and Subtract Fractions Lesson Plans were specifically created to align with Virginia math SOL 4.5 although the lessons and activities closely align with most math standards related to adding and subtracting fractions.
Want to save money?
This math unit is included in my 4th Grade Math Lesson Plans Bundle for a discounted price!
Don’t Miss Out!
These Add and Subtract Fractions Lesson Plans require minimal prep work and are easy to implement whether teaching in-person or virtually. Students will also enjoy learning to add and subtract fractions with like and unlike denominators as they play games, complete hands-on activities, and relate fractions to real-world scenarios.
More math resources:
- Add and Subtract Fractions Task Cards
- Add and Subtract Fractions Activities for Google Slides
- 4th Grade Math Task Cards Bundle
- 4th Grade Math Interactive Notes Bundle
- 4th Grade Math Parent Study Guides
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