# ALEX Resources

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ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Mathematics (5)
Title: Gallon Man Meets Fraction Friend: An Introductory Lesson on Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Description:

This hands-on, minds-on activity helps students use what they already know about customary measurement (CCRS 2010 #18 [5.MD.1]: Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system.) to help them add and subtract fractions with like and unlike denominators.

ALEX Classroom Resources
Subject: Mathematics (5)
Title: Tune-up: Simplifying Fractions | Skills on Demand
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/simplifying-fractions-interactive-lesson/skills-on-demand/
Description:

In this short practice, students review how to simplify fractions, or reduce fractions to their lowest terms, and practice with an interactive game.

Subject: Mathematics (5)
Title: Grade 5 Mathematics Module 6, Topic E: Multi-Step Word Problems
Description:

Module 6, Topic E provides an opportunity for students to encounter complex, multi-step problems requiring the application of the concepts and skills mastered throughout the Grade 5 curriculum. Students use all four operations with both whole and fractional numbers in varied contexts. The problems in Topic E are designed to be non-routine problems that require students to persevere to solve them.

While wrestling with complexity is an important part of Topic E, the true strength of this topic is derived from the time allocated for students to construct arguments and critique the reasoning of their classmates. After students have been given adequate time to ponder and solve the problems, two lessons are devoted to the sharing of approaches and solutions. Students partner to justify their conclusions, communicate them to others, and respond to the arguments of their peers.

Subject: Mathematics (5 - 6)
Title: Add & Subtract With Unlike Denominators StudyJam