Y6 Maths

Fraction of an Amount Lesson

This Year 6 Fraction of an Amount lesson covers the prior learning of finding unit and non-unit fractions of amounts, before moving onto the main skill of finding a fraction of an amount.

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 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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1 Prior Learning

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This Year 6 Fraction of an Amount lesson covers the prior learning of finding unit and non-unit fractions of amounts, before moving onto the main skill of finding a fraction of an amount.

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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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This Year 5 Fraction of an Amount Game checks pupils' understanding of finding fractions of amounts in contexts such as money and measures.

2 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of finding unit and non-unit fractions of amounts, before moving onto the main skill of fraction of an amount. 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 Fractions of an Amount Video Tutorial, Martin shows pupils how to calculate fractions of an amount through the use of bar models and times tables.

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Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of fraction of an amount.

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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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This Year 6 Fraction of an Amount Game checks pupils' ability to find fractions of amounts in different contexts.

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Extension

This fraction of an amount extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the fraction of an amount lesson.

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This Year 6 Fraction of an Amount Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of finding fractions of an amount.