Get the Whole adding fractions

Learning Objective
I will be able to understand how finding a whole (1) will help me to add fractions in a fluent way. 
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This lesson contains 7 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Learning Objective
I will be able to understand how finding a whole (1) will help me to add fractions in a fluent way. 

Slide 1 - Slide

How would you add this?
3/4 + 3/4=

Slide 2 - Open question

Finding the whole
  1. When adding 3/4 + 3/4 we can look at it like this: 
            * 3/4 + 1/4 + 1/4 +1/4= 
  • Then when adding what would I do to find the whole? 
  • Add 3/4 + ____ = 1 
  • Find the solution and raise your hand

Slide 3 - Slide

Correct
3/4 + 1/4 = 4/4 = 1
so (3/4 + 1/4) + 1/4 + 1/4= 1 + 2/4
Solution: 1 1/2

Slide 4 - Slide

Now you try:
4/6 + 3/6 =
A
7/12
B
1 1/6
C
7/6
D
1 2/6

Slide 5 - Quiz

Show your work:
Use the Get the whole strategy to solve
4/6 + 3/6 =

Slide 6 - Open question

How confident to use this strategy when adding fractions?
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Slide 7 - Poll