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# Multiply Fractions by Fractions Lesson

This Year 6 Multiply Fractions by Fractions lesson covers the prior learning of fractions of an amount, before moving onto the main skill of multiplying fractions by fractions.

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: (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: (6F4) Add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers, using the concept of equivalent fractions
Mathematics Year 6: (6F5a) Multiply simple pairs of proper fractions, writing the answer in its simplest form [for example, 1/4 x 1/2 = 1/8

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### 1 Prior Learning Subscription #### Worksheet

This Year 6 Multiply Fractions by Fractions lesson covers the prior learning of fractions of an amount, before moving onto the main skill of multiplying fractions by fractions. Subscription #### 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. Free #### Interactive Activity

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 Subscription #### Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of fractions of an amount, before moving onto the main skill of multiply fractions by fractions. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout. Subscription #### 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. Subscription #### Video Tutorial

In this Multiply Fractions by Fractions Video Tutorial, Martin shows pupils how to multiply fractions using pictorial representations and times tables.

### 3 Activities Subscription #### Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of multiply fractions by fractions. Subscription #### 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. Subscription #### Matching Activity

This Year 6 Multiply Fractions by Fractions Matching Game is designed to check pupils’ ability to multiply fractions by fractions and express them in their simplest form. Subscription #### Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Multiply Fractions by Fractions Game comprises questions designed to check and consolidate pupils’ understanding of multiplying fractions by fractions.

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This multiply fractions by fractions extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the multiply fractions by fractions lesson. Subscription #### Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Multiply Fractions by Fractions Maths Challenge aims to develop pupils’ ability to multiply fractions by fractions and write them in their simplest form.