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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.

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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.

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.

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