A teacher-facilitated problem solving introduction to fraction addition.
Students are introduced to the addition of fractions by exploring Jack’s birthday pizza.
This is one introductory problem to help students engage with new fractional content: addition. It is not intended to be graded.
Use with the whole class or small groups.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, an 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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