Y5 Maths

Equivalent Fractions Lesson

This Year 5 Equivalent Fractions lesson covers the prior learning of finding equivalent fractions where the denominators are multiples, before moving onto the main skill of finding equivalent fractions.

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 5: (5F2b) Identify, name and write equivalent fractions of a given fraction, represented visually, including tenths and hundredths

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of finding equivalent fractions where the denominators are multiples, before moving onto the main skill of equivalent fractions. 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.

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Video Tutorial

In this Equivalent Fractions Video Tutorial, Jade uses bar models and introduces an abstract method to devise equivalent fractions.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of finding equivalent fractions where the denominators are multiples, before moving onto the main skill of finding equivalent fractions.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Equivalent Fractions Flash Cards Game aims to support pupils' knowledge of fractions.

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Interactive Activity

This Equivalent Fractions Interactive Animation supports pupils’ understanding of equivalence.

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Supporting Activity

Supporting Activity

This the Equivalent Fractions supporting activities sheet contains suggestions for additional tasks you might wish to use to support pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the lesson.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes differentiated varied fluency questions for pupils to practise interpreting and using negative numbers in context.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Equivalent Fractions Flash Cards Game checks pupils' understanding of finding equivalent fractions.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Equivalent Fractions Reasoning Practice includes five questions designed to check and consolidate pupils' understanding and ability to find equivalent fractions.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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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 equivalent fractions.

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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 equivalent fractions Discussion Problems 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 5 Equivalent Fractions Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of equivalent fractions while also aiming to develop their problem solving skills.

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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.

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Free Year 5 Fractions Consolidation Steps 1, 2 and 3

Free Year 5 Fractions Consolidation Steps 1, 2 and 3

Giuseppe is a pizza chef selling his pizzas at a local food market. He receives an order that requires the knowledge of equivalent fractions to calculate how many slices of his pizza should have olives on.

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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 5 Spring Block 2.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Spring week 4 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets