To recognise, identify and describe unit fractions

In this lesson, we will build on equal parts by looking at sharing amounts equally. We will name the fractions, and using our understanding of the numerator, the vinculum and the denominator we will write the fraction.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.If I have 13 marbles, I cannot make 2 equal parts.

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Q2.If I make 3 equal parts with 15 bean bags, how many would be in each part?

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Q3.I have a certain number of bean bags. When I make 4 equal groups, there are 4 in each part. When I make 2 equal groups, there are 8 in each part. What is my whole number of bean bags?

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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!

Q1.If I have 13 marbles, I cannot make 2 equal parts.

1/3

Q2.If I make 3 equal parts with 15 bean bags, how many would be in each part?

2/3

Q3.I have a certain number of bean bags. When I make 4 equal groups, there are 4 in each part. When I make 2 equal groups, there are 8 in each part. What is my whole number of bean bags?

3/3

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To recognise, identify and describe unit fractions

In the quiz we seek to further embed our learning by challenging ourselves to remember what we have learnt in the lesson.

Q1.Which of these are NOT unit fractions?

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Q2.The denominator shows us...

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Q3.The numerator is...

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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 recognise, identify and describe unit fractions

In the quiz we seek to further embed our learning by challenging ourselves to remember what we have learnt in the lesson.

Q1.Which of these are NOT unit fractions?

1/3

Q2.The denominator shows us...

2/3

Q3.The numerator is...

3/3

Lesson summary: To recognise, identify and describe unit fractions

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