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Monday

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

2. Objective: Compare equivalent fractions and decimals

 

Use this teaching link: 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/maths/decimal-and-fraction-equivalence-year-6-wk2-1

 

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

 

Use this teaching link: 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/maths/decimal-equivalents-of-fractions-year-6-wk2-2

 

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

2. Objective: Add fractions

 

Use this teaching link: 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/maths/add-fractions-year-6-wk2-3

 

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

 

Use this teaching link: 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/maths/subtract-fractions-year-6-wk2-4

 

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

 

Use this teaching link: 

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/maths/fractions-problem-solving-year-6-wk2-5

 

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:

 

Log into MyMaths and play fractions golf.

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