6th Grade Fractions

  • Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

    Fraction Addition using Fraction Bars
    This ShowMe video demonstrates adding fractions using fraction bars. It can be used with Bits and Pieces II, Investigation 2.
    • 6.1.2.a - Use drawings, words, and symbols to explain the meaning of addition and subtraction of fractions.
       

    Fraction Subtraction using Fraction Bars

    This ShowMe video demonstrates subtracting fractions using fraction bars. It can be used with Bits and Pieces II, Investigation 2.
    • 6.1.2.a – Use drawings, words, and symbols to explain the meaning of addition and subtraction of fractions
     
     

     Fraction Addition and Subtraction using Drawings

    This ShowMe video demonstrates adding and subtracting fractions using drawings. It can be used with Bits and Pieces II, Investigation 2.
    • 6.1.2.a - Use drawings, words, and symbols to explain the meaning of addition and subtraction of fractions.
     
     

    Fraction Subtraction using Drawings

    This ShowMe video demonstrates subtracting fractions using fraction bars. It can be used with Bits and Pieces II, Investigation 2.
    • 6.1.2.a – Use drawings, words, and symbols to explain the meaning of addition and subtraction of fractions. 
      
     

    Dividing Fractions

    Brainingcamp Fraction Division Interactive Video
    This website has a fraction division interactive video. It explains fraction division as our curriculum does and allows for interaction with the video. It is connected with the Fractions – by Brainingcamp app that contains multiple fraction concepts. The app is $0.99 and is definitely worth it!
    • 6.1.3.a – Multiply and divide positive rational numbers.
    Dividing Fraction by a Fraction using bar models
    This video shows how to model dividing a fraction by a fraction using bar models.
    • Standard: 6.1.3.a Multiply and divide positive rational numbers 

     Multiplying Fractions with Number Lines

    This ShowMe video demonstrates how to use a number line to multiply fractions. It can be used with Bits and Pieces II, Investigation 3.
    • 6.1.3.a –Multiply and divide positive rational numbers.
      

    Multiplying Fractions with Number Lines

    This ShowMe video demonstrates how to use a number line to multiply fractions. It can be used with Bits and Pieces II, Investigation 3.
    • 6.1.3.a - Multiply and divide positive rational numbers.
      

    Multiplying Fractions with the Brownie Pan Model

    These ShowMe videos demonstrate how to use the brownie pan model to multiply fractions. It can be used with Bits and Pieces II, Investigation 3.
    • 6.1.3.a – Multiply and divide positive rational numbers. 
      
     

    Parent Letter for Bits and Pieces II

    This letter explains the objectives of Bits and Pieces II for parents. The second page contains examples and explains the strategies that students will use throughout the unit. The strategies included are: adding and subtracting using a number line and using a square model to multiply fractions (Brownie Pan).

    • Standard: 6.1.3.a Multiply and divide positive rational numbers