Y4 Maths

Subtract from Whole Amounts Lesson

This Year 4 Subtract from Whole Amounts lesson covers the prior learning of subtracting fractions, before moving onto the main skill of subtracting fractions from whole amounts.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for those steps here and here. 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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1 Prior Learning

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This Year 4 Subtract from Whole Amounts lesson covers the prior learning of subtracting fractions, before moving onto the main skill of subtracting fractions from whole amounts.

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Video Tutorial

In this Subtract 2 Fractions Video Tutorial, Laura uses a visual representation to start with and then uses a number line to demonstrate different methods of subtracting.

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Interactive Activity

This Subtract Fractions Game checks pupils' understanding of subtracting fractions.

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Interactive Activity

Pupils will use bar models to complete calculations, select the missing fraction, and use number cards to create a calculation.

2 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of place value of 1s, 10s and 100s, before moving onto the main skill of subtract from whole amounts. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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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 Subtract from Whole Amounts Video Tutorial, Laura shows pupils how to use bar models and number lines to subtract fractions from whole amounts. She uses key vocabulary including finding the difference and improper fraction.

3 Activities

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Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of subtracting fractions from whole amounts.

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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 4 Subtract from Whole Amounts Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of subtracting fractions from whole amounts.

4 Extension

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Extension

This subtract from whole amounts extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the subtract from whole amounts lesson.

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Challenge Activity

This Year 4 Subtract from Whole Amounts Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of subtracting fractions from whole amounts within a problem solving context.