# Addition of fractions – 5th Grade Math Game

This 5

^{th}grade math game will help children practice and further develop knowledge of adding fractions.**Skills to develop:**This game develops skills in addition, but this time of fractions. Adding fractions is slightly more complicated than adding whole numbers.- The
is a time-limited game of multiple choices with one or sometimes two correct answers.*Space Dog Game*

**Fractions**are used in everyday life and in 5

^{th}grade students become familiar with

**multiple operations**using

**fractions**. When

**adding**and

**subtracting**of

**fractions**students have to first make sure the

**fractions**in the

**addition**or

**subtraction**

**equations**have

**common denominators**. The

**denominators**are the

**numbers**underneath the line of the

**fraction**and represent the

**number**of the

**total parts of the whole number**. In order to

**add**or

**subtract**, students must

**convert fractions**so that the

**denominators**are the same in all

**fractions**in each

**equation**.

**Addition of Fractions**game gives students needed

**practice**to

**perform**those

**skills**of

**conversion**of

**fractions**and then

**adding**the f

**ractions**to obtain the correct answer. There are

**multiple equations**, some with pictures, so students get repeated

**practice**. The screen following each choice features a

**colorful**space dog who is trying to catch a bone. When answers are correct, the bone is caught by the dog. When answers are incorrect, the bone is knocked away by a meteor or beamed aboard an alien spaceship. This game is perfect for l

**earning center rotations**or more

**practice**at home.