Reflection: Checks for Understanding Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators - Section 3: Closure

 

It is amazing how being rewarded will motivate the students to work harder.  As the students finished their work, they called me, one by one.  "Mrs. Monroe, I'm finished.  Can you check mine?"  Students who usually try to get away with doing half their work were working hard to get their 6 points.  I feel that rewarding the students sometimes is a good strategy to encourage all students to strive for excellence.  They knew that if their answers were not precise, then they would not get a point.  Students were checking their work before handing it to me just to make sure that they had not skipped anything.  I will definitely use rewards as incentives in future lessons.

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Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators

Unit 1: Fractions
Lesson 13 of 22

Objective: SWBAT subtract fractions with unlike denominators by finding a common denominator.

Big Idea: You can subtract fractions with unlike denominators by finding a common denominator.

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Math, Fractions, Number Sense and Operations, common denominator, subtracting fractions
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