For higher-attaining pupils:
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Here are some related resources in alphabetical order. Some may only be appropriate for high-attaining learners while others will be useful for those in need of support. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.
Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.
Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.
A puzzle about the number of coins on a table given information about fractions of them.
Arrange the fractions and decimals in order from smallest to largest.
The height of this giraffe is three and a half metres plus half of its height. How tall is the giraffe?
Can you see what fractions of the shapes have been shaded? It is not as difficult as it first appears.
Add up the answers to the four real life questions.
Find fractions between two given values.
Investigate three fractions which add together to give one fifth.
Make a poster showing a variety of calculations that give the answer two thirds.
Find the number which when added to the top (numerator) and bottom (denominator) of each fraction make it equivalent to one half.
Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.