A teacher-facilitated activity that connects composing and decomposing fractions with addition and subtraction.
Students partition and shade models to shift from composing and decomposing fractions to adding and subtracting fractions.
8 problems include fractions with like denominators.
Use with the whole class or in tutoring/intervention.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, a detailed answer key and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Investigate strategies to solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions with the same denominator
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