# Adding and subtracting fractions

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When I first started teaching adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators to my fifth graders, I quickly realized that they needed some concrete step-by-step directions. They also needed a way to organize their work. I racked my brain for a little while before coming up with this graphic organizer. My students love it, and they never confuse the steps again!

Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators: PowerPoint Lesson and Practice Sheets

Butterfly method for adding and subtracting fractions...genius! Why didn't someone teach me this way?

Adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators

A great strategy for teaching students to add and subtract fractions in a way they will really "get"!

Roll and Answer - Adding and Subtracting Fractions freee

Adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators - butterfly method #fractions #math #5thgrademath #anchorchart

Adding & Subtracting Fractions anchor chart & free foldable download link to #4mulafun

This FREE Adding Fractions Bump Games contains 2 different bump games to help students practice adding fractions with like and unlike denominators. These bump games are so simple to use, and take a minimal amount of prep. Simply print out the game sheet, get 2 dice, and 20 counters, and you'll be ready to go! Check it out at www.games4gains.com.

Adding and subtracting fractions game! Great for math centers! $