- Caroline Farkas

# How to Teach Adding Fractions With The Same Denominator

Do you need to teach your upper elementary students how to add fractions with different denominators? Try these tips to teach about drawing a model to add fractions in 4th grade!

**How do you add fractions with the same denominator?**

Show this video that explains how to add fractions with common denominators that 4th-grade math students need to know! This video covers adding fractions, drawing a picture, and why you can’t just add the numerator when you have different denominators.

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