MathsYear 5Spring Block 2 (Fractions)04 Number Sequences › Year 5 Fractions Consolidation Steps 4, 5 and 6

Year 5 Fractions Consolidation Steps 4, 5 and 6

Year 5 Fractions Consolidation of Steps 4, 5 and 6

Step 4-6: Year 5 Fractions Consolidation of Steps 4, 5 and 6

Barney the baker is selling cakes and looking at his sales figures. He needs help to sequence, compare and order the sales of his cakes.

This Learning Video Clip has been designed as a consolidation tool for steps 4, 5 and 6. It contains content relevant to all these steps and can be used in parts to recap a particular step on its own at the end of a teaching sequence for the included steps.

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Discussion points for teachers

1. Who buys the most cake?
Discuss how to convert the denominators so they are the same.

2. Complete the sales pattern showing the missing fractions as mixed numbers and improper fractions.
Discuss the sequence and what it shows. Discuss whether it is counting forwards or backwards and how you know.

3. Order the cake sales from most to least popular.
Discuss how to compare and order the fractions.

4. Which cake did he sell more of?
Discuss how to create fractions from Barney’s statements.

5. What fraction of cake could he have sold on Friday?
Discuss what the chart shows and which days to compare. Discuss what conversions need to take place. This question is open-ended for the children to explore.

National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 5: (5F2a) Recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements > 1 as a mixed number [for example, 2/5 + 4/5 = 6/5 = 1  1/5 ]

Mathematics Year 5: (5F3) Compare and order fractions whose denominators are all multiples of the same number

Mathematics Year 5: (5F3) Compare and order fractions whose denominators are all multiples of the same number

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