# Unit 2: Fraction Operations, GCF & LCM

## Overview

Ever wondered how to teach fractions operations in an engaging way to your 6th-grade students?

In this unit plan, students will first learn about GCF & LCM. Later on, they will build on this knowledge to learn about adding & subtracting fractions with unlike denominators. Lastly, they will master multiplying and dividing fractions & mixed numbers through various engaging activities.

Each lesson helps students master the unit through artistic, interactive guided notes, check for understanding, and culminates with a real-life example that explores how fractions are used in practical scenarios.

It's an exciting way to teach fractions operations while comprehensively meeting the 6th-grade Common Core Standards.

## Get the Unit Materials

### Fractions Operations GCF LCM Guided Notes BUNDLE | 6th Grade CCSS

\$9.99 · Extensions sold separately

## Learning Objectives

After this unit, students will be able to:

• Identify the greatest common factor (GCF) and least common multiple (LCM) of numbers.

• Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.

• Multiply fractions by whole numbers, fractions, and mixed numbers.

• Divide fractions by whole numbers, unit fractions, and mixed numbers.

• Apply the concepts of GCF and LCM in real-life problem-solving scenarios involving fractions.

## Prerequisites

Before this unit, students should be familiar with:

• Understanding of basic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division)

• Knowledge of how to find factors and multiples of numbers

• Understanding of fractions and ability to simplify them

• Familiarity with mixed numbers and how to convert them to improper fractions

## Key Vocabulary

• Greatest Common Factor (GCF)

• Least Common Multiple (LCM)

• Fractions

• Denominators

• Subtracting

• Multiplying

• Dividing

## Extensions

#### Fraction Operations GCF LCM 5th & 6th Grade Math Warm Ups Bell Ringers CCSS TEKS

\$3.99

Boost your 5th and 6th graders' math skills with these engaging fraction operations warm-ups focused on GCF and LCM! Each printable PDF is packed with creative challenges and icebreakers that not only make learning fun but also align with CCSS standards 5.NF.B.3 and 6.NS.A.1. Perfect for daily practice, these bell ringers provide quick review opportunities and are ideal for test prep. Say goodbye to mundane math routines and hello to interactive learning that gets students excited about fractions and more!

#### Fractions Pixel Art Unit BUNDLE | 6th Grade CCSS | Operations LCM GCF

\$21.99

Students practice fractions, including fractions operations like adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions, finding greatest common factor (GCF), and finding least common multiple (LCM) in this 6th Grade CCSS Fractions Pixel Art Bundle. Contains 9 products with 18 pixel art activities total for a complete 6th grade Common Core fractions unit.

Unit 1

Place Value & Decimal Operations

Unit 3

Integers, Opposites & Absolute Values

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