Y6 Maths

Percentage of an Amount 2 Lesson

This Year 6 Percentage of an Amount 2 lesson covers the prior learning of finding 1, 10, 25 and 50 percent of an amount, before moving onto the main skill of finding other percentages of amounts, such as 80%.

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: (6R2) Solve problems involving the calculation of Percentage [for example, of measures, and such as 15% of 360] and the use of Percentage for comparison

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of finding 1, 10, 25 and 50 percent of an amount, before moving onto the main skill of finding other percentages of amounts, such as 80%.

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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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Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Percentage of an Amount Reasoning Practice 1 checks pupils’ understanding of identifying, calculating and comparing 1%, 10%, 25% or 50% of any given amount.

2 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of finding 1, 10, 25 and 50 percent of an amount, before moving onto the main skill of percentage of an amount 2. 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 Percentage of an Amount Video Tutorial 2, Ivan shows pupils how to find any percentage of an amount by finding 1%, 5% and 10%, and then using these to calculate other percentages.

3 Activities

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of percentage of an amount 2.

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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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This Year 6 Percentage of an Amount Game 2 includes five questions designed to check pupils' understanding of finding percentages of an amount.

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This Year 6 Percentage of Amounts Game comprises 10 questions based on the Key Stage 2 arithmetic assessments.

4 Extension

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Extension

Extension

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

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This Year 6 Percentage of an Amount 2 Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ ability to find percentages of amounts by finding multiples of 10% and other known percentages.