Fractions and Decimals

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Fractions and Decimals

Addition and Subtraction with Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Students learn how to perform addition and subtraction with fractions and mixed numbers.  As learning progresses...

Fractions and Decimal Numbers

Students learn how to convert between fractions and decimal numbers using place value and equivalent fractions. ...

Revising Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Students revise how to add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers with different denominators.  Learning progr...

Revising Adding and Subtracting Fractions with the same Denominator

Students revise how to add and subtract with fractions and mixed numbers with the same denominator.  Later, as l...

Revising Fractions of an Amount

Students revise how to calculate a fraction of an amount using both calculator and non-calculator techniques.  L...

Revising Multiplication and Division of Fractions

Students revise how to multiply and divide with fractions and mixed numbers.  Learning progresses on to problem ...

Using Calculator Efficiently

The start of the lesson reviews basic calculator operation using the order of operations and place value to calc...

Adding Fractions with Different Denominators

To add and subtract fractions with different denominators students are taught to use equivalent fractions to fin...

Recurring Decimals

Students learn the difference between terminating and recurring decimals and how to convert a recurring decimal ...

Multiplying Fractions

Students learn how to multiply fractions using visual and numerical methods.  As learning progresses 'cross sim...

Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Students learn how to divide with fractions and mixed numbers using numerical and calculator methods.  As learni...

Long Division

Students learn how to perform long division using equivalent and simplified fractions.  As learning progresses t...

Long Multiplication

Students learn how to perform long multiplication using ‘The Chinese Method’.  To progress students begin to app...

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Area of Compound Shapes

https://youtu.be/qbl0d8ofRwc To find the area of compound shapes students need to understand what the word compound means.  Therefore, I ask students to discuss in pairs a definition for the word compound and to extend it to include the shapes below.  As a result of their learning in science students agree that a compound can be […]

Priorities for the Spring Term

At the start of the Spring Term these are three main priorities for me as the Head of Mathematics.

Mutually Exclusive Outcomes and Events

I teach mutually exclusive outcomes directly after students have encountered Venn diagrams. This is the fifth Year 8 Probability lesson.