Remember to read the instructions for each activity as you work through them. Also don’t forget to ask for help as you need it!
Before attempting this section, you should feel confident in:
After completing this unit, you should be able to confidently:
- add and subtract fractions with common (the same) denominator
- add and subtract fractions with different denominators
|Introduction / Tuning In
||Why do we need to use fractions? (V) (E)
Watch this video to see why we need to learn fractions.
Open Ended Task – Fractions (W)
What numbers could go in the blanks? Think of answers with different denominators!
|Activities||Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Fractions – Teaching Unit (U) (W)
This unit on the Ultranet contains examples, instructions and tasks abut how to add and subtract fractions, starting with the basics
Video Explanation: How to add and subtract fractions (V)
This demonstration video shows you the steps for adding and subtracting fractions.
Action Fractions (G)(W)
Fraction Wall (E)
|Conclusion||Problems with Fractions (W)
Check out this recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Cake from the SAKG blog. Use it to answer these questions.
Mathletics (M) (G)