Y3 Maths

Fractions of an Amount 2 Lesson

This Year 3 Fractions of an Amount 2 lesson covers the prior learning of non-unit fractions, before moving onto the main skill of finding non-unit fractions of an amount.

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. 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 3: (3F1c) Recognise and use fractions as numbers: unit fractions and non-unit fractions with small denominators

Mathematics Year 3: (3F1b) Recognise, find and write fractions of a discrete set of objects: unit fractions and non-unit fractions with small denominators

Mathematics Year 3: (3F3) Compare and order unit fractions, and fractions with the same denominators

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of non-unit fractions, before moving onto the main skill of finding non-unit fractions of an amount.. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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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

Vanessa uses practical methods to demonstrate calculating non-unit fractions in this Fractions of an Amount 2 Video Tutorial. She uses key terminology, including numerator and denominator and explains the term non-unit fraction.

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This Year 3 Fractions of an Amount 2 lesson covers the prior learning of non-unit fractions, before moving onto the main skill of finding non-unit fractions of an amount.

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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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In this Non-Unit Fractions Video Tutorial, Katie introduces children to halves, quarters and thirds. She also demonstrates how to write unit fractions. There will be 3 questions for the children to answer.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Non-Unit Fractions Game aims to support pupils' basic understanding of fractions.

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Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of finding non-unit fractions of an amount.

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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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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Fractions of an Amount activity checks pupils’ understanding of finding non-unit fractions of amounts.

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Extension

This fractions of an amount 2 extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the fractions of an amount 2 lesson.

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This Year 3 Fractions of an Amount 2 Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of finding non-unit fractions of amounts.