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# Mixed Age Year 5 and 6 Fractions Step 1 Free Resource Pack

## Step 1: Mixed Age Year 5 and 6 Fractions Step 1

Mixed Age Year 5 and 6 Fractions Step 1 Resource Pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving resources for this step which covers Year 5 Equivalent fractions & Year 6 Simplify fractions for Spring Block 1.

### What's included in the Pack?

This Mixed Age Year 5 and 6 Fractions Step 1 pack includes:

• Mixed Age Year 5 and 6 Fractions Step 1 Teaching PowerPoint with examples.
• Year 5 Equivalent fractions Varied Fluency with answers.
• Year 5 Equivalent fractions Reasoning and Problem Solving with answers.
• Year 6 Simplify fractions Varied Fluency with answers.
• Year 6 Simplify fractions Reasoning and Problem Solving with answers.

#### National Curriculum Objectives

Differentiation for Year 5 Equivalent fractions:

Varied Fluency
Developing Questions to support finding fractions equivalent to 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, and 1/5 using pictorial representations.
Expected Questions to support finding equivalent fractions of fractions where the numerator is 1 or 2, using pictorial representations. Using knowledge of times tables.
Greater Depth Questions to support finding equivalent fractions of unit and non-unit fractions using pictorial representations. Using knowledge of times tables and partitioning to multiply.

Reasoning and Problem Solving
Questions 1, 4 and 7 (Reasoning)
Developing Describe an error in a model of equivalents fractions of 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, and 1/5 using pictorial representations.
Expected Describe an error in a model of equivalents of fractions where the numerator is 1 or 2, and denominators multiples of numbers up to 12, using pictorial representations.
Greater Depth Describe an error in a model of equivalent fractions of unit and non-unit fractions using pictorial representations.

Questions 2, 5 and 8 (Reasoning)
Developing Correct errors when calculating equivalent fractions of 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, and 1/5.
Expected Correct errors when calculating equivalent fractions, using fractions with numerators of 1 or 2 and denominators multiples of numbers up to 12.
Greater Depth Correct errors when calculating equivalent fractions of unit and non-unit fractions.

Questions 3, 6 and 9 (Problem Solving)
Developing Find 2 possibilities for a missing function used to create an equivalent fractions of 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, and 1/5 (resulting denominator and original numerator given).
Expected Find 3 possibilities for a missing function used to create an equivalent of fractions where the numerator is 1 or 2 (resulting denominator and original numerator given)
Greater Depth Find 3 or more possibilities for a missing function used to create an equivalent fractions of unit and non-unit fractions (resulting denominator and original numerator given).

Differentiation for Year 6 Simplify fractions:

Varied Fluency
Developing Questions to support simplifying fractions using denominators which are multiples of the numerator. Involving multiples of 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10.
Expected Questions to support simplifying fractions using highest common factors of the numerator and denominator. Involving multiples of any number up to 12.
Greater Depth Questions to support simplifying fractions using highest common factors of the numerator and denominator. Involving multiples of numbers up to and beyond 12.

Reasoning and Problem Solving
Questions 1, 4 and 7 (Problem Solving)
Developing Use given digits to find a fraction and its simplest form. Using multiples of 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10.
Expected Use given digits to find a fraction and its simplest form. Using multiples of any number up to 12.
Greater Depth Use given digits to find a fraction and its simplest form. Using multiples of any number up to and beyond 12.

Questions 2, 5 and 8 (Reasoning)
Developing Explain if a statement is correct. Using multiples of 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10.
Expected Explain if a statement is correct. Using multiples of any number up to 12.
Greater Depth Explain if a statement is correct. Using multiples of any number up to and beyond 12

Questions 3, 6 and 9 (Reasoning)
Developing Identify steps taken to simplify a fraction and explain the most efficient method. Involving denominators which are multiples of the numerator using multiples of 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10.
Expected Identify steps taken to simplify a fraction and explain the most efficient method. Using highest common factors of the numerator and denominator and multiples of any number up to 12.
Greater Depth Identify steps taken to simplify a fraction and explain the most efficient method. Using highest common factors of the numerator and denominator and multiples of any number up to and beyond 12.