Y6 Mathematics

Decimals as Fractions Lesson

This Year 6 Decimals as Fractions lesson covers the prior learning of exploring the relationship between decimals and fractions, before moving onto the main skill of converting fractions to decimals.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for the prior learning 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 6: (6F6) Associate a fraction with division and calculate decimal fraction equivalents [for example, 0.375] for a simple fraction [for example, 3/8]

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of exploring the relationship between decimals and fractions, before moving onto the main skill of decimals as fractions. 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

Martin show pupils how to convert between decimals and fractions in this Decimals as Fractions Video Tutorial.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of exploring the relationship between decimals and fractions, before moving onto the main skill of converting fractions to decimals.

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Full Step

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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Matching Activity

This Year 5 Decimals as Fractions Matching Game checks pupils' understanding of reading and writing decimals as fractions.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Decimals and Fractions Game checks pupils' understanding of reading and writing decimals as fractions with and without visual 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 decimals as fractions.

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Full Step

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 6 Decimals as Fractions Game comprises questions designed to consolidate pupils' understanding of decimal equivalents of common fractions.

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Extension

Extension

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

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 6 Decimals as Fractions Maths Challenge aims to develop pupils' ability to convert between fractions and decimals.