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Subtract 2 Mixed Numbers Lesson

This Year 5 Subtract 2 Mixed Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of subtracting mixed numbers, before moving onto the main skill of subtracting 2 mixed numbers.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. 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: (5F2a) Recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements > 1 as a mixed number [for example, 2/5 + 4/5 = 6/5 = 1  1/5 ]
Mathematics Year 5: (5F4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator and denominators that are multiples of the same number

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

This Year 5 Subtract 2 Mixed Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of subtracting mixed numbers, before moving onto the main skill of subtracting 2 mixed numbers.

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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.

2 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of subtracting mixed numbers, before moving onto the main skill of subtract 2 mixed numbers. 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

Jade demonstrates subtracting whole numbers and fractions in this Subtract 2 Mixed Numbers Video Tutorial. She uses the terminology: numerator, denominator, part, whole 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 subtract 2 mixed numbers.

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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 5 Subtract 2 Mixed Numbers Game checks pupils' understanding of subtracting 2 mixed numbers.

4 Extension

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Extension

This subtract 2 mixed numbers extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the subtract 2 mixed numbers lesson.

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Challenge Activity

This Year 5 Subtract 2 Mixed Numbers Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of subtracting 2 mixed numbers within a problem solving context.