Reflection: Checks for Understanding Adding/Subtracting Fractions Task - Section 3: Closer

 

One of the things that I have really changed about my teaching practices in math this year has been recording my checks for progress that I do on the students weekly.  Now that I delve deeper into the Common Core and task based activities, there is a lot less direct instruction and a lot more time for individual student needs.  When students are working on group activities I try to walk around with my clip board and write down the students’ progress.  If I don’t write it down, by the end of the day I forget which student needed more help and which student was doing well.  There is also a lot more time to converse with students one on one as well.  I can give the directions to an activity and release the class to start working and I can go directly to my students that need additional support. 

  Changing to Checking
  Checks for Understanding: Changing to Checking
Loading resource...
 

Adding/Subtracting Fractions Task

Unit 4: Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Lesson 13 of 17

Objective: The students will be able to demonstrate their ability to add and subtract fractions.

Big Idea: Scoot on over!

  Print Lesson
7 teachers like this lesson
fraction
 
1
2
3
Similar Lessons
 
Pretest
6th Grade Math » Fraction Operations
Big Idea: What do students already know about fractions? What gaps do students have in their understanding? Students take the fractions pretest in order to inform instruction.
  Favorites(29)
  Resources(9)
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban
Andrea Palmer
 
Adding and Subtracting with Fractions
6th Grade Math » Number Sense
Big Idea: Using common denominators with fractions will help the students learn to divide fractions.
  Favorites(11)
  Resources(24)
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
Michelle Schade
 
Recalling Prior Knowledge of Adding and Subtracting Fractions
5th Grade Math » Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Big Idea: The denominator represents the WHOLE and the numerator represents the BITS/PIECES so in order to add fractions we need to have the same denominator.
  Favorites(19)
  Resources(25)
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
James Ewing
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close