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TES collection Fractions for KS2

Resources | Published 4 May, 2011

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Primary Maths - Fractions for KS2

In this collection, for KS2, we have put together all you will need to introduce concepts and to consolidate work on fractions - whether of shapes, objects, amounts or numbers. If you have Primary Maths resources on this topic you would like to add to this collection email resources@tes.co.uk

TESiboard Interactives:

Fraction Machine Tool

  • A great tool for exploring equivalence. Set the numerator and denominator of each fraction then challenge pupils to make an equivalent fraction.

Fraction Machine - Numerator

  • The machine sets a fraction and then asks pupils to complete the second fraction, changing the numerator.

Fraction Machine - Denominator

  • The machine sets a fraction and then asks pupils to complete the second fraction, changing the denominator.

Marble Labelling

  • This activity, with differentiated levels, relates ratio and proportion to fractions, requiring the boxes to be labelled with the correct fraction representation.

Simplifying Fractions Step-by-Step

  • A demonstration tool to show the process of using factors to simplify fractions.

Simplifying Fractions - Teaching Tool

  • A whiteboard tool to practise simplification by identifying common factors.

Simplifying Fractions Game

  • Quickly identify common factors and work out the simplified fraction.

Decimals, Fractions and Percentages Grid

  • This activity specifically focuses on the equivalent representation of fractions, decimals and percentages.

Decimals, Fractions and Percentages Colouring

  • This activity specifically focuses on the equivalent representation of fractions, decimals and percentages.

Mixed to Improper Fractions Tool

  • A demonstration tool to show, step by step, the conversion of mixed fractions to improper fractions.

Improper to Mixed Fractions Tool

  • A demonstration tool to show, step by step, the conversion of improper fractions to mixed fractions.

Add, Simplify and Convert to Mixed Fractions

  • This demonstration tool takes a step-by-step approach to adding fractions. Higher levels of this tool select fractions that require more steps to reach the final simplified, mixed-number answer.

Pizza Slices

  • Explore the concept of improper fractions and mixed fractions in the context of pizzas. Choose the pizza trays for packing the slices and then fill them, counting whole boxes and partial boxes.

…plus these amazing resources uploaded by TES users:

Equivalent Squares

  • This is a simple domino-like game, designed to teach equivalence between fractions, decimals and percentages.

Finding fractions of amounts - Y4

  • Children find fractions of amounts, showing their working out, to make their way through the maze to help the knight get to the gold!

Finding fractions of numbers - Y4/5

  • An introductory/refresher resource for fractions.

Maths with Smarties

  • A lesson that uses Smarties as a fun way of tackling fractions, with specific guidance on how to extend your more able mathematicians.

Fractions of Shapes

  • Give children an insight into fractions by explaining the function of the denominator and numerator.

Simplifying Fractions Presentation

  • Powerpoint activity demonstrating the simplification of fractions with opportunities to work through problems as a class and as an individual.

Fractions

  • A presentation looking at the denominator, the numerator and moving on to equivalent fractions.

Fractions and decimals

  • A selection of games to practise fractions and decimals.

Fraction matching cards and improper fractions

  • Cards to match images of partly-shaded shapes to fractions.

Fraction Game

  • An engaging game to learn the concept of how many different fractions can make a whole.

Fractions - comprehensive cover of all topics

  • A great series of videos that covers all the main objectives on fractions. Share this link with your pupils for some excellent independent learning opportunities!

Fractions

  • Two presentations looking at fractions, one of amounts and one of number. Includes ‘Beat the Clock’ challenges to practise!

Primary KS1 teaching resources

Primary KS2 teaching resources


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