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# Add 2 or More Fractions Lesson

This Year 4 Add 2 or More Fractions lesson covers the prior learning of adding fractions that total less than one, before moving onto the main skill of adding 2 or more fractions that total greater than 1.

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: (4F4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

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### 2 Teaching Support

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#### Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of adding fractions that total less than one, before moving onto the main skill of adding 2 or more fractions that total greater than 1. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

PowerPoint from the old Resource Pack

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#### 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

Laura uses practical methods to demonstrate addition in this Add 2 or More Fractions Video Tutorial. She uses key terminology including numerator and denominator.

### 1 Prior Learning

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#### Worksheet

This prior learning worksheet recaps adding fractions that total less than one, before moving onto the main skill of adding 2 or more fractions that total greater than 1.

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#### Video Tutorial

In this Add Fractions Video Tutorial, Vanessa shows pupils how to use bar models to add fractions. She uses key vocabulary including numerator and denominator.

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#### Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Add Fractions Game checks pupils' understanding of adding fractions.

### 2 Varied Fluency

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#### Worksheet

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

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#### Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Add 2 or More Fractions Game checks pupils' understanding of adding 2 or more fractions together where the denominators are the same.

### 2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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#### Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of adding 2 or more fractions that total greater than 1.

Reasoning and Problem Solving from the old Resource Pack

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#### Worksheet

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

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#### 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 Challenge Activity

This Year 4 Add 2 or More Fractions Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of adding two or more fractions within a problem solving context.

### 2 Homework

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#### 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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#### 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.