To describe unit and non-unit fractions

In this lesson, we will use our knowledge and understanding of unit fractions to explore the idea of non-unit fractions. We will use images and visual resources to help us with this.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 3

Q1.When I find one fifth of a number, I have 5. What number is my whole?

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Q2.Mohammed has one quarter of £20. Sarah has one half of £12. Who has more?

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Q3.I start with my whole number. When I find one third I have 4. When I find one quarter I have 3. What number have I started with?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.When I find one fifth of a number, I have 5. What number is my whole?

1/3

Q2.Mohammed has one quarter of £20. Sarah has one half of £12. Who has more?

2/3

Q3.I start with my whole number. When I find one third I have 4. When I find one quarter I have 3. What number have I started with?

3/3

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Quiz:

To describe unit and non-unit fractions

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What fraction would two light green bars represent?

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Q2.What fraction does three red bars represent?

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Q3.Look at the light green bar. What non-unit fraction is this?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

To describe unit and non-unit fractions

Well done today! You have done some great work. It is now time for you to embed that learning further by taking this fabulous quiz

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What fraction would two light green bars represent?

1/3

Q2.What fraction does three red bars represent?

2/3

Q3.Look at the light green bar. What non-unit fraction is this?

3/3

Lesson summary: To describe unit and non-unit fractions

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