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Connected Mathematics2 Grade 6: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Published on 05/31/2007

Activity Overview

Students will use an area model in the context of buying and selling land to reason about how to add and subtract fractions. This activity comes from Investigation 2.1 in Bits and Pieces II. A LearningCheck assessment follows.

Before the Activity

Review the attached PDF files.

During the Activity

Provide each student with a copy of Labsheet 2.1 Land Sections.

After the Activity

Review Parts A-E from Problem 2.1 p.18. Discuss strategies for adding and subtracting fractions. Use TI-Navigator to send the LearningCheck assessment.