# Dividing with Fractions using Visual Methods

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• Smart Notebooks Presentation
• Activ Inspire Flipchart
• Lesson Plan
• Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
• Differentiated Worksheet

# Dividing with Fractions using Visual Methods

Year 8 maths lesson where students learn about dividing with fractions using visual methods.  Learning progresses from finding the reciprocal of a number in the starter to dividing with fractions using visual and written methods in the development phase.

At the end of the lesson students are assessed against each of the learning objectives.

##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to divide a fraction by an integer using visual methods.
• Most students should be able to divide a fraction by an integer and fraction using visual methods.
• Some students should be able to divide a fraction by an integer and fraction using written methods.
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