Students learn how to add fractions with different denominators using equivalent fraction diagrams.

As learning progresses more able students are taught written methods.

**Differentiated Learning Objectives**

- All students should be able to calculate the sum of two fractions with a common denominator.
- Most students should be able to use visual methods to find the sum of two fractions with different denominators.
- Some students should be able to use written methods to find the sum of two fractions with different denominators.