Adding Fraction with Like Denominators

Introduction

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WELCOME!

 

This WebQuest is about FRACTIONS! Fractions are used everyday in our lives. Can you believe that? This means that they are very important to know. If you like pizza, baking a cake, telling time or even shopping then you use fractions often.

 

Fractions are also very fun! In this WebQuest you are going to learn how to add fractions with like denominators!

Grade: 4

Subject: Mathematics

Ms. Laing's Resource Classroom

 

Task

To become an expert at adding fractions you will need to follow the directions in the lesson very carefully.

 

During the lesson you will:

1. Watch a video that explains how you add fractions with a like denominator.

 

2. Add 5 pairs of fractions using visual aids to check for understanding.

 

5. Accurately complete problems involving addition of fractions, without the use of visual aids.

 

6. Play at least one fraction games that involve adding fractions.

Process

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Your task is to increase your knowledge of fractions through utilizing the websites made available to you in this web-quest. 

You will explore resources on adding fractions with like denominators to answer specific questions. The key to learning in this Web-Quest is to become engaged in finding information, and to learn from what you have found. These tasks will require a computer, access to the Internet, paper and pencil. 

 

To become an expert at adding fractions you will need to follow the directions in the lesson very carefully.

During the lesson you will:

Watch a video that explains how you add fractions with a like denominator.

 

Add 5 pairs of fractions using visual aids to check for understanding.

 Accurately complete problems involving addition of fractions, without the use of visual aids.

https://www.k5learning.com/worksheets/math/grade-4-adding-fractions-like-denominators-a.pdf 

 

Play at least one fraction games that involve adding fractions.

http://www.abcya.com/adding_fractions.htm

 

Evaluation

 

EVALUATION RUBRIC:

 

 

Beginning

(1 point each)

Developing

(3 points each)

Accomplished (5 points each)

Score

Adding fractions with the same denominator using visuals

You completed all the questions with only 1 or 2 correct.

You completed all the questions with only 3-4 questions correct.

You completed all the questions with all 5 questions correct.

 

 

 

Adding fractions with the like denominator without using visuals

You completed all the questions with only 1-2 correct.

You completed all the questions with only 3-6 questions correct

You completed all the questions with all 6 questions correct.

 

Used prior knowledge to simplify fraction

You completed all the questions with only 1 or 2 correct.

You completed all the questions with only 3-4 questions correct

You completed all the questions with all 6 questions correct.

 

 

                                                                         Total Score ____/20

Conclusion

Wow, GOOD JOB! You are finished with this Web-Quest. You now know how to add fractions with like denominators. This Web-Quest has helped you learn that when you add fractions with a like denominator you add the numerators but you keep the same denominator. You did this by embarking on a quest for information, and by learning from the information you found.

The last thing you need to do is..... Write up a review of this activity.

  • What do you think you learned through this activity?
  • Did you enjoy this activity?
  • Do you know more about fractions than when you started this assignment?

Please answer these questions in your notebook.

Credits

Websites I used:

1. www.math-aids.com

2. www.teacherspayteachers.com

3. www.youtube.com

I  searched through multiple websites and web-quests to get basic ideas for my Web-quest.

Teacher Page

Fractions: KS1 Games and Activities | Teaching Resources

Students will: 

Define the term like fractional numbers with accuracy after going through the Web-quest information.

Effectively manipulate technology relating to the addition of like fractional numbers, in order to fully participate during class activity.

Tell at least one example of a real life scenario in which the addition of fractions can be applied to, after watching digital story.

Solve addition of fraction problems from the interactive PowerPoint activity.