If you’re nervous about starting a blog, you’ll probably be able to come up with a million reasons why not to. Well, that’s ok. I mean, no one’s forcing you to start blogging. But, if you care to find out, I’ve compiled a few reasons why I’m so glad I started blogging, and why I really think you should create a blog, too.
Fraction Butterfly Anchor Chart - cross multiply to find equivalent fractions to compare fractions or add & subtract fractions with different denominators. A visual reminder of the strategy for adding & subtracting fractions found in the CCSS 5.NF.A.1 (a/b + c/d = (ad + bc)/bd). See http://www.corestandards.org/Math/Content/5/NF/A/1/. This is not intended to be taught on its own, but can serve as a reminder after the concepts that explain why this works have been taught.