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Fractions on a Number Line Lesson

This Year 6 Fractions on a Number Line lesson covers the prior learning of simplifying fractions, before moving onto the main skill of comparing and ordering fractions on a number line.

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 Objectives
Mathematics Year 6: (6F2) Use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination

Mathematics Year 6: (6F3) Compare and order fractions, including fractions > 1
Mathematics Year 6: (6F11) Recall and use equivalences between simple fractions, decimals and percentages, including in different contexts

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of simplifying fractions, before moving onto the main skill of fractions on a number line. 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.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 6 Fractions on a Number Line lesson covers the prior learning of simplifying fractions, before moving onto the main skill of comparing and ordering fractions on a number line.

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Video Tutorial

In this Equivalent Fractions Video Tutorial, Jade uses bar models and introduces an abstract method to devise equivalent fractions.

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Reasoning Practice 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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Supporting Activities

Supporting Activities

This fractions on a number line supporting activities sheet contains suggestions for additional tasks you might wish to use to support pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the lesson.

2 Varied Fluency

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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 6 Fractions on a Number Line Game checks pupils’ understanding of comparing and ordering fractions on a number line.

2 Application

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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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 fractions on a number line.

Application and Reasoning from the old Resource Pack
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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 6 Fractions on a Number Line Maths Challenge aims to support pupils’ understanding of fractions on a number line.

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.

2 Additional Activities

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 7 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.

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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Roman, Rae and Trig are inside Dr. S. Cape’s laboratory escape room. They solve a number of clues by placing fractions on a number line.

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This Fractions Consolidation Year 6 pack has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate skills learned.