Unit Overview: Fractions

Lessons:

20 lessons

Recognising fractions as different representations

In this lesson, we will explore different ways of representing fractions including as part of a whole, as a number, as a result of division and as part of a set.

• 1 Quiz
• 14m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Calculating unit fractions of quantities

In this lesson, we will identify fractions of quantities for unit fractions only (where the numerator is one).

• 2 Quizzes
• 10m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Recognising equivalent fractions

In this lesson, we will use fraction bars to help us recognise equivalent fractions.

• 2 Quizzes
• 16m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Recognising equivalent fractions (2)

In this lesson, we will use fraction bars to help us recognise equivalent frations.

• 2 Quizzes
• 13m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Calculating non-unit fractions of quantities

In this lesson, we will identify fractions of quantities for non-unit fractions (where the numerator is more than one).

• 2 Quizzes
• 11m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Equivalent fractions

In this lesson, we will take a closer look at equivalent fractions. We will explore the relationship between the numerator and denominaor in pairs of equivalent fractions.

• 2 Quizzes
• 17m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Fractions and division

In this lesson, we will use pizza problems to explore the connection between fractions and division.

• 2 Quizzes
• 12m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Comparing fractions

In this lesson, we will compare pairs of fractions. We will compare pairs of fractions with the same denominator, and then we will compare pairs of fraction with different denominators.

• 2 Quizzes
• 13m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Ordering fractions

In this lesson, we will order a set of fractions with denominators that are multiples or factors of each other. We will place them in order on a number line.

• 2 Quizzes
• 16m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Using mixed numbers

In this lesson, we will learn about mixed numbers and learn how to read, write and represent them.

• 2 Quizzes
• 13m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Using improper fractions

In this lesson, we will learn about improper fractions and learn how to read, write and represent them. Then we will begin to relate improper fractions to mixed numbers.

• 2 Quizzes
• 7m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Converting mixed numbers into improper fractions

In this lesson we will explore representations to connect mixed numbers and improper fractions, before using multiplication more formally to convert mixed numbers into improper fractions.

• 2 Quizzes
• 11m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Adding fractions (up to one whole)

In this lesson, we will use bar models to support our understanding of adding fractions where the total does not exceed one.

• 2 Quizzes
• 10m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Subtracting fractions

In this lesson, we will use bar models to support our understanding of subtracting fractions and create our own subtraction problems involving fractions.

• 2 Quizzes
• 12m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Adding fractions (with a total greater than one)

In this lesson, we will explore fractions that total one or greater than one using fraction bars to support understanding.

• 2 Quizzes
• 10m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Subtracting fractions (2)

In this lesson, we will explore subtracting fractions involving fractions greater than one using fraction bars and number lines to build our understanding.

• 2 Quizzes
• 8m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Calculating unit fractions of quantities

In this lesson, we will solve word problems which require us to find unit fractions of quantities.

• 2 Quizzes
• 13m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Calculating non-unit fractions of quantities

In this lesson, we will solve word problems which require us to find non-unit fractions of quantities.

• 2 Quizzes
• 19m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Comparing non-unit fractions of quantities

In this lesson, we will use bar models to solve word problems that compare fractions of quantities.

• 2 Quizzes
• 16m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript

Reasoning with fractions

In this lesson, we will apply our knowledge of fractions to three reasoning problems.

• 2 Quizzes
• 9m Video
• Presentation(PPT)
• Worksheet
• Transcript