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# Mixed Age Year 3 and 4 Fractions Step 7 Resource Pack

## Step 7: Mixed Age Year 3 and 4 Fractions Step 7

Mixed Age Year 3 and 4 Fractions Step 7 Resource Pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving resources for this step which covers Year 3 Add Fractions and Year 4 Add 2 or More Fractions for Spring Block 3.

### What's included in the Pack?

This Mixed Age Year 3 and 4 Fractions Step 7 pack includes:

• Mixed Age Year 3 and 4 Fractions Step 7 Teaching PowerPoint with examples for both year groups.
• Year 4 Add 2 or More Fractions Varied Fluency with answers.
• Year 4 Add 2 or More Fractions Reasoning and Problem Solving with answers.

#### National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 3: (3F10) Solve problems that involve the above objectives

Mathematics Year 4: (4F4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

Differentiation for Year 3 Add Fractions:

Varied Fluency
Developing Questions to support adding fractions. Using 1/2 and 1/4 .
Expected Questions to support adding fractions. Using 1/3, 1/5 and 1/10.
Greater Depth Questions to support adding fractions. Using 1/6, 1/7, 1/8 and 1/9.

Reasoning and Problem Solving
Questions 1, 4 and 7 (Reasoning)
Developing Two fractions (halves or quarters) are added. Explain why the answer given is correct or incorrect.
Expected Two fractions (thirds, fifths, tenths) are added. Explain why the answer given is correct or incorrect.
Greater Depth Three fractions (any denominator to 12) are added. Explain why the answer given is correct or incorrect.

Questions 2, 5 and 8 (Problem Solving)
Developing Given a pictorial representation of a fraction (quarters or fifths), find combinations of two fractions that will add to give it as an answer.
Expected Given a pictorial representation of a fraction (tenths), find combinations of two fractions that will add to give it as an answer.
Greater Depth Given a pictorial representation of a fraction (any denominator to 12), find combinations of two fractions that will add to give it as an answer.

Questions 3, 6 and 9 (Problem Solving)
Developing Solve a simple word problem that requires adding two fractions (halves or quarters).
Expected Solve a word problem that requires adding two fractions (eights, twelfths).
Greater Depth Solve a word problem that requires adding three fractions (any denominator).

Differentiation for Year 4 Add 2 or More Fractions:
Varied Fluency
Developing Questions to support adding 2 or more fractions with the same denominator where answers are < 1.
Expected Questions to support adding 2 or more fractions with the same denominator where answers are > 1. Answers expressed as an improper fraction and mixed numbers.
Greater Depth Questions to support adding two or more fractions where answers are > 1. Using some fractions with denominators that are double or halve of the previous fraction. Answers expressed as improper fractions and mixed numbers.

Reasoning and Problem Solving
Questions 1, 4 and 7 (Problem Solving)
Developing Find the missing number to complete the calculations with a given answer when adding 2 or more fractions with the same denominator where answers are < 1.
Expected Find the missing number to complete the calculations with a given answer when adding 2 or more fractions with the same denominator where answers are > 1. Answers expressed as an improper fraction and mixed number.
Greater Depth Find the missing number to complete the calculations with a given answer when adding two or more fractions with the same denominator where answers are > 1. Using some fractions with denominators that are double or halve of the previous fraction. Answers expressed as improper fractions and mixed numbers.

Questions 2, 5 and 8 (Problem Solving)
Developing Finding a path through a maze from given start and end points when adding 2 or more fractions with the same denominator where answers are < 1.
Expected Finding a path through a maze from given start and end points when adding 2 or more fractions with the same denominator where answers are > 1. Answers expressed as an improper fraction and mixed numbers
Greater Depth Finding a path through a maze from given start and end points when adding two or more fractions with the same denominator where answers are > 1. Using some fractions with denominators that are double or halve of the previous fraction. Answers expressed as improper fractions and mixed numbers.

Questions 3, 6 and 9 (Reasoning)
Developing Finding missing numbers to decide which statement is correct when adding 2 or more fractions with the same denominator where answers are < 1.
Expected Finding missing numbers to decide which statement is correct adding 2 or more fractions with the same denominator where answers are > 1. Answers expressed as an improper fraction and mixed numbers.
Greater Depth Finding missing numbers to decide which statement is correct adding two or more fractions with the same denominator where answers are > 1. Using some fractions with denominators that are double or halve of the previous fraction. Answers expressed as improper fractions and mixed numbers.