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. 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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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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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 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.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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 Varied Fluency

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

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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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 subtracting fractions from whole amounts.

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Extension

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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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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Challenge Activity

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.

2 Homework

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