Lesson Plan: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators | Nagwa Lesson Plan: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators | Nagwa

Lesson Plan: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators Mathematics • 4th Grade

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to add and subtract fractions with the same denominator and write the result in simplest form.

Objectives

Students will be able to

  • add fractions with the same denominator and simplify the result if necessary,
  • subtract fractions with the same denominator and simplify the result if necessary,
  • add and subtract more than two fractions,
  • represent calculations with models, including bar models.

Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

  • adding fractions with the same denominator without simplifying,
  • subtracting fractions with the same denominator without simplifying,
  • converting between improper fractions and mixed numbers,
  • simplifying fractions.

Exclusions

Students will not cover

  • adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators.

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