Y4 Maths

Make a Whole Lesson

This Year 4 Make a Whole lesson covers the prior learning of unit and non-unit fractions and recognise tenths and hundredths, before moving onto the main skill of making a whole.
The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step here and here. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objective
Mathematics Year 4: (4F6b) Recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenths or hundredths

Mathematics Year 4: (4F10b) Solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions and decimals to two decimal places

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of unit and non-unit fractions and recognise tenths and hundredths, before moving onto the main skill of making a whole. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Video Tutorial

Laura shows pupils how to use a hundred square and a bar model to make a whole using decimals and hundredths in this Make a Whole Video Tutorial. She uses key vocabulary including tenth, hundredth, whole and decimal.

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Worksheet

This Year 4 Make a Whole lesson covers the prior learning of unit and non-unit fractions and recognise tenths and hundredths, before moving onto the main skill of making a whole.

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For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Video Tutorial

Laura uses a hundred square to introduce hundredths and tenths in this Recognising Tenths and Hundredths Video Tutorial.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Recognise Tenths and Hundredths Game checks pupils' understanding of representing tenths and hundredths in various forms.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of making a whole.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Make a Whole activity includes three questions designed to check pupils' understanding of adding to fractions to make a whole.

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Extension

This make a whole extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the make a whole lesson.

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This Year 4 Make a Whole Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of making a whole within a problem solving context.