Adding Fractions Scavenger Hunt

This activity gets students out of their seats. Students get to work at their own pace and think it’s a game. They are highly motivated to complete a question since they can self check and get immediate feedback.

Students will complete a problem and then look for the answer on top of a different card. Students can complete this in pairs, small groups, or individually. Can be used whole group or in a center. If you laminate the cards, they will stand up like tents on the desks.
Students love this activity because they
–get to move around.
–work at their own pace.
–think it’s a game.
–get immediate feedback.

Teachers love this activity because it
–is easy to set up.
–keeps students engaged.
–is self checking.
–works well with a large or a small group.

Correlated to Go Math
–5th grade lesson 6.5
–6th grade Middle School Version: Lesson 4.1
More Scavenger Hunts:
–Multiply and Divide Fractions
–ASMD Fractions
–Multiply Fractions and Mixed numbers
–Divide Fractions and Mixed numbers
–ASMD Decimals
–Order of Operations
More Fractions:
–Adding and Subtracting Flash Cards
–Multiplying And Dividing Flash Cards
–Fraction Riddles
–Equivalent Fractions PPT Lesson
–Adding and Subtracting Fractions PPT Lesson

Common Core Standards
5.NF.1 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators.
Simone’s Math Resources

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