Y5 Maths

Percentages as Fractions and Decimals Lesson

This Year 5 Percentages as Fractions and Decimals lesson covers the prior learning of hundredths as decimals and decimals as fractions, before moving onto the main skill of percentages as fractions and decimals.

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 5: (5F11) Recognise the per cent symbol (%) and understand that per cent relates to ‘number of parts per hundred’, and write percentages as a fraction with denominator 100, and as a decimal

Mathematics Year 5: (5F12) Solve problems which require knowing percentage and decimal equivalents of 1/2 , 1/4 , 1/5 , 2/5 , 4/5 and those fractions with a denominator of a multiple of 10 or 25

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of hundredths as decimals and decimals as fractions, before moving onto the main skill of percentages as fractions and decimals. 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 Percentages as Fractions and Decimals Video Tutorial, Jade represents percentages in a hundred square and demonstrates how to easily convert into fractions and decimals. She uses key terminology including tenths hundredths, numerators and denominators.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 5 Percentages as Fractions and Decimals lesson covers the prior learning of hundredths as decimals and decimals as fractions, before moving onto the main skill of percentages as fractions and decimals.

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Full Step

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 Hundredths as Decimals activity includes three questions designed to check pupils’ understanding of hundredths as decimals.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Decimals as Fractions 2 Game is designed to checks pupils’ understanding of converting fractions to decimals using a variety of representations.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of percentages as fractions and decimals.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Percentages as Fractions and Decimals Game is designed to checks pupils’ understanding of using fractions, decimals and percentages.

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Extension

This percentages as fractions and decimals extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the percentages as fractions and decimals lesson.

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This Year 5 Percentages as Fractions and Decimals Maths Challenge checks pupils’ ability to use percentages, fractions and decimals.