5.NF.2 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

5.NF.2 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

In this 5.NF.2 Fifth Grade Common Core lesson students solve word problems involving adding and subtracting fractions with uncommon denominators. First, read the scenario on the pizza slice card.  Then, solve it on your worksheet. Next, match the answer on the pizza card Finally, continue your practice with the provided worksheets independently or with a partner.

Teacher Directions for 5.NF.2 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

This lesson teaches students how to solve word problems involving adding and subtracting fractions with uncommon denominators. This lesson is perfect for small group, math centers or independent practice. First, introduce this lesson by reviewing adding and subtracting fractions with common denominators introduced in fourth grade. Connect these skills to fractions with uncommon denominators. Then, display an anchor chart with clear steps and model examples of how to add and subtract with uncommon denominators.  Next, distribute materials to students.  As students work, circulate around the classroom and listen to discussions students have about adding and subtracting fractions. After the activity, share students' discussions that you heard to promote adding and subtracting fraction skills. Finally, student can continue their practice using the provided worksheets individually or with a partner. Be sure to check out more Fraction Worksheets and the entire Fifth Grade Common Core workbook.



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