Unit 4, Lesson 1# Addition and Subtraction of Fractions/Decimals: Lesson 1 (Addition and Subtraction of Fractions)

Match Fishtank 50 min(s)

In this lesson, students will find equivalent fractions. Generate equivalent fractions using an area model, a number line, or multiplication/division. Lesson is intended to address the cluster heading use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions by ensuring that students are able to recognize and generate equivalent fractions. But, since using equivalent fractions to add and subtract is mentioned in the cluster hearing, and since this lesson also provides the opportunity for students to refamiliarize themselves with the models used to represent fractions, the area model and the number line, it is recommended to include it.