A board game to consolidate students’ understanding of adding and subtracting fractions.
Once you have explicitly taught your students how to add and subtract fractions, allow them to play this interactive board game in pairs to practice their new skills.
Print out and laminate the game board. The only other materials required are counters and dice.
Two versions of the board game are provided. Game A requires students to add and subtract like fractions only; Game B requires students to add and subtract fractions with related denominators.
Instructions and answers are also provided.
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Common Core State Standards alignment
- Grade 4 > Standards for Mathematical Practice > Number & Operations - Fractions > Build fractions from unit fractions > CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3 > CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3.A
Understand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining and separating parts referring to the same whole....
- Grade 5 > Standards for Mathematical Practice > Number & Operations - Fractions > Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions > CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NF.A.1
Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators. For example, 2/3 + 5...
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