Reflection: Positive Reinforcement Subtracting Fractions with Equations - Section 3: Closer


I can statements are a great tool for the classroom.  I think in this instance it was really empowering for students to realize how much they have learned in the unit thus far.  It is easy to lose sight of all the things they are learning because of the amount of information and content that is covered in one day of elementary school.  But, if we take time to highlight the progress they have made, it builds their sense of accomplishment and I believe makes them want to keep working.  Students lack intrinsic motivation and sometimes need a little ego boost just like adults.

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Subtracting Fractions with Equations

Unit 4: Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Lesson 12 of 17

Objective: The students will be able to subtract fractions using equations.

Big Idea: Factoring is the right answer!

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