Learn How to Add and Subtract Fractions

Big M Strategy

1. Draw the "Big M"

2. Find the Least Common Denominator (using multiples)

3. Change all denominators

4. What you do the denominator you must do to the numerator.

5. Add or Subtract

Anchor Charts

Copy each of the following anchor charts in your Math notebooks.

What is a fraction? Class Notes

A fraction is part of the whole.

The top number represents the parts. (numerator)

The bottom number represents the whole. (denominator)

Practice Below using IXL (I.8 and I.10)

Fraction Shuffle