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# Mixed Age Year 3 and 4 Fractions Step 3 Resource Pack

## Step 3: Mixed Age Year 3 and 4 Fractions Step 3

Mixed Age Year 3 and 4 Fractions Step 3 Resource Pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving resources for this step which covers Year 3 Equivalent Fractions 1 and Year 4 Equivalent Fractions 1 for Spring Block 3.

### What's included in the Pack?

This Mixed Age Year 3 and 4 Fractions Step 3 pack includes:

• Mixed Age Year 3 and 4 Fractions Step 3 Teaching PowerPoint with examples for both year groups.
• Year 3 Equivalent Fractions 1 Varied Fluency with answers.
• Year 3 Equivalent Fractions 1 Reasoning and Problem Solving with answers.
• Year 4 Equivalent Fractions 1 Varied Fluency with answers.
• Year 4 Equivalent Fractions 1 Reasoning and Problem Solving with answers.

#### National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 3: (3F2) Recognise and show, using diagrams, equivalent fractions with small denominators

Mathematics Year 4: (4F2) Recognise and show, using diagrams, families of common equivalent fractions

Differentiation for Year 3 Equivalent Fractions 1:

Varied Fluency
Developing Questions to support finding equivalent halves and quarters.
Expected Questions to support finding equivalent thirds, fifths, sixths, eighths and tenths.
Greater Depth Questions to support finding equivalent thirds, fifths, sixths, eighths and tenths. Less support is provided and fractions may be presented in different ways.

Reasoning and Problem Solving
Questions 1, 4 and 7 (Problem Solving)
Developing Find 2 different ways of colouring in an equivalent half and a quarter of a rectilinear shape.
Expected Find 3 different ways of colouring in an equivalent third and a quarter of a rectilinear shape.
Greater Depth Find 3 different ways of colouring in an equivalent eighth and a fifth of an irregular shape.

Questions 2, 5 and 8 (Problem Solving)
Developing Use equipment such as a fraction wall to identify and sort equivalent halves, quarters, thirds and sixths.
Expected Use equipment and multiplication facts to sort equivalent quarters, thirds, fifths and eighths. Includes an odd one out.
Greater Depth Use multiplication facts to sort equivalent fifths, eighths, tenths and sixths. Includes 2 odd ones out.

Questions 3, 6 and 9 (Reasoning)
Developing Explain why statements about equivalent halves and quarters are incorrect.
Expected Explain why statements about equivalent thirds, sixths and quarters are incorrect.
Greater Depth Explain why statements about equivalent thirds and sixths are incorrect starting from a non-unit fraction.

Differentiation for Year 4 Equivalent Fractions 1:
Varied Fluency
Developing Questions to support comparing fractions and identifying equivalent fractions. Includes doubling the starting fraction. Using pictorial support.
Expected Questions to support comparing fractions and identifying equivalent fractions. Includes denominators that are direct multiples of the starting fraction. Using pictorial support.
Greater Depth Questions to support comparing fractions and identifying equivalent fractions. Includes denominators that share a common factor. Using some pictorial support.

Reasoning and Problem Solving
Questions 1, 4 and 7 (Reasoning)
Developing Explain if a statement about equivalent fractions is true. Includes doubling the starting fraction. Using pictorial support.
Expected Explain if a statement about equivalent fractions is true. Includes denominators that are direct multiples of the starting fraction. Using pictorial support.
Greater Depth Explain if a statement about equivalent fractions is true. Includes denominators that share a common factor. Using some pictorial support.

Questions 2, 5 and 8 (Problem Solving)
Developing Find which fraction is the odd one out. Includes doubling the starting fraction. Using pictorial support.
Expected Find which fraction is the odd one out. Includes denominators that are direct multiples of the starting fraction. Using some pictorial support.
Greater Depth Find which fraction is the odd one out. Includes denominators that share a common factor. Using some pictorial support.

Questions 3, 6 and 9 (Reasoning)
Developing Find and explain a mistake when comparing fractions. Includes doubling the starting fraction. Using pictorial support.
Expected Find and explain a mistake when comparing fractions. Includes denominators that are direct multiples of the starting fraction. Using pictorial support.
Greater Depth Find and explain a mistake when comparing fractions. Includes denominators that share a common factor. No pictorial support.