Y4 Maths

Free What is a Fraction? Lesson

This Year 4 What is a Fraction? lesson covers the prior learning of unit and non-unit fractions, before moving onto the main skill of identifying fractions in different representations.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. 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: (4F2) Recognise and show, using diagrams, families of common equivalent fractions

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of unit and non-unit fractions, before moving onto the main skill of what is a fraction?. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Modelling PowerPoint

Modelling PowerPoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of unit and non-unit fractions, before moving onto the main skill of identifying fractions in different representations.

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Video Tutorial

In this Unit and Non-Unit Fractions Video Tutorial, Aaron shows pupils how to use shapes which are divided into equal sections to identify unit and non-unit fractions.

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Interactive Activity

This Unit and Non-Unit Fractions Game checks pupils’ understanding of unit and non-unit fractions.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 4 What is a Fraction? Game checks pupils’ understanding of identifying fractions in different representations such as shapes, quantities and within a number line.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of what is a fraction?.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 4 What is a Fraction? Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of identifying fractions in different representations such as shapes, quantities and within a number line.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

2 Additional Activities

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Free Year 4 Fractions Consolidation Steps 1, 2 and 3

Free Year 4 Fractions Consolidation Steps 1, 2 and 3

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

These Fractions worksheets are fantastic at helping your pupils practice their reasoning and problem solving skills. This pack contains two different question types for Year 4 Spring Block 3.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Spring week 5 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets