Y5 Maths

Compare and Order Fractions Less than 1 Lesson

This Year 5 Compare and Order Fractions Less than 1 lesson covers the prior learning of equivalent fractions, before moving onto the main skill of comparing and ordering fractions less 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 5: (5F3) Compare and order fractions whose denominators are all multiples of the same number

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of equivalent fractions, before moving onto the main skill of compare and order fractions less than 1. 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 Compare and Order Less Than 1 Video Tutorial, Jade shows pupils how to use bar models and common numerators and denominators to compare and order fractions.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of equivalent fractions, before moving onto the main skill of comparing and ordering fractions less than 1.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Equivalent Fractions Flash Cards Game checks pupils' understanding of finding equivalent fractions.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Equivalent Fractions Reasoning Practice includes five questions designed to check and consolidate pupils' understanding and ability to find equivalent fractions.

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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 5 Compare and Order Fractions Less Than 1 Game includes five questions designed to check pupils' understanding of comparing and ordering fractions that are less than 1.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Ordering Fractions Sequencing Game checks pupils' understanding of ordering and comparing fractions.

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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 compare and order fractions less than 1.

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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 Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Compare and Order Fractions Less Than 1 Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of ordering and comparing fractions less than 1.

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.

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Year 5 Fractions Consolidation Steps 4, 5 and 6

Year 5 Fractions Consolidation Steps 4, 5 and 6

Barney the baker is selling cakes and looking at his sales figures. He needs help to sequence, compare and order the sales of his cakes.

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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 5 Spring Block 2.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Spring week 5 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets