Engaging MATH Worksheets, Tasks and Activities
Have your students apply their understanding of ADDING & SUBTRACTING FRACTIONS (UNLIKE DENOMINATORS) with these ERROR ANALYSIS activities.Benefits of Math Error Analysis:Giving students opportunities to identify and correct errors in presented solutions allows them to show their understanding of the mathematical concepts you have taught.Whats Included:This resource includes 10 real-world word problem that are solved incorrectly. Students have to IDENTIFY THE ERROR, provide the CORRECT SOLUTION and share a helpful STRATEGY for solving the problem. An ANSWER KEY has also been provided with examples of possible answers. Be sure to download the sample for a full overview of what you get.How to Use:When I present this activity to my students, I tell them that these are errors that students from my other class made and I need their help to correct them. Students LOVE correcting other students mistakes. Students can use these activities with a partner, as a warm-up , as classwork, homework, in math centers or group work.Topics Covered:✔ Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.✔ Add and subtract mixed numbers with unlike denominators.✔ Rename to find the difference of two mixed numbers.Common Core Alignment :* 5.NF.1 - Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators.* MP3 - Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
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