Y4 Maths

Calculate Quantities Lesson

This Year 4 Calculate Quantities lesson covers the prior learning of calculating fractions of an amount, before moving onto the main skill of calculating quantities.

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: (4F10a) Solve problems involving increasingly harder fractions to calculate quantities, and fractions to divide quantities, including non-unit fractions where the answer is a whole number

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of calculating fractions of an amount, before moving onto the main skill of calculating quantities. 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

Vanessa uses bar models to demonstrate fractions of an amount in this Calculate Quantities Video Tutorial. She uses key terminology including numerator, denominator, unit and non-unit fractions.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 4 Calculate Quantities lesson covers the prior learning of calculating fractions of an amount, before moving onto the main skill of calculating quantities.

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Interactive Activity

This Fractions of an Amount Reasoning Practice interactive game checks pupils’ understanding and reasoning of finding fractions of amounts. The activity and step focus on unit fractions only.

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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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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 Calculate Quantities Reasoning Practice develops pupils’ reasoning skills based on a selection of questions related to the topic of using fractions to calculate quantities.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This calculate quantities extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the calculate quantities 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 calculating quantities.

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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 Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 4 Calculate Quantities Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of calculating the whole from a given fraction within a problem solving context.

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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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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 9 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets