Witton Middle School

# Maths

## Monday

1. 10 minutes of arithmetic skills – you choose silver or gold

2. Objective: Compare equivalent fractions and decimals

And/or  Log in to my maths and learn this skill by selecting: Fractions Lesson 5 – Comparing Fractions

3. Now complete the homework for equivalent fractions and decimals on MyMaths

4. Extension question: Find two fractions with a difference of 0.5

## Tuesday

1. 10 minutes of arithmetic skills – you choose silver or gold

2. Objective: Convert fractions to decimals

And/or  Log in to my maths and learn this skill by selecting: Fractions, Lesson 4 Fractions to decimals

3. Now complete the homework for fractions to decimals on MyMaths

4.Extension questions: List fractions which give a recurring digit.

## Wednesday

1. 10 minutes of arithmetic skills – you choose silver or gold

3. Now complete the questions sheet for Add Fractions Wednesday and use the answers to self- mark

4. Extension challenge: Find two fractions with different denominators that sum to a whole.

## Thursday

1. 10 minutes of arithmetic skills – you choose silver or gold

2. Objective: Subtract fractions

3. Now complete the questions sheet for Subtract Fractions Thursday and use the answers to self- mark

4. Extension question: Find two fractions with different denominators that have a difference of a half.

5. Extension activity: Log in to my maths and select: Fractions, Lesson 6 add and subtract fractions

## Friday

1. 10 minutes of arithmetic skills – you choose silver or gold

2. Objective: Solve problems

3. Then complete the 3 questions for adding perimeter with fractions after the teaching video.

4. After this, complete the question sheet on problem solving with fractions and use the answer sheet to self-mark.

Extension question: The questions involve mixed numbers and are a bit trickier.

• For the school’s sports day, a group of students prepared 12 and 1/2 litres of lemonade. At the end of the day they had 2 and 5/8 litres left over. How many litres of lemonade were sold?

• 3 and 4/6 mini-pizzas were left in the fridge; the children ate 1 2/3 of them. How much pizza is left for the adults? Give your answer as a mixed number and as an improper fraction?

Extension activity for the fractions week: