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The Size Ray Has a Problem! - Fraction Addition & Subtraction

PDF | 10 pages|Grade: 4

Add & Subtract Fractions with Like Denominators

In this activity, Carl, the half-man, half-robot from the future, has a problem with his Size Ray. Students add and subtract fractions using a linear model, on a number line, and using an equation as Carl solves the problem. Jillbot to the rescue!

8 problems that tell a story and include addition & subtraction of fractions and mixed numbers

Use with the whole class, during guided math, with small groups, in centers, or in tutoring or intervention.

This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions,an example with questioning, an answer key, and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

Published by TeachTransform
TeachTransform creates fun math activities that get students involved in real math. We bring decades of education experience to the task, and we believe that students learn best when teachers and students are having fun.

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