Fractions: Year 6 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 6 is for the topic of Fractions. Students develop increasingly efficient strategies for adding and subtracting fractions with related and unrelated denominators. They develop conceptual understanding by being given opportunities to estimate before computation and justify their thinking. They develop flexible strategies for solving problems using concrete, visual and pictorial representations.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 6
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Number
Topics Fractions
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions using knowledge of equivalent fractions

Apply knowledge of equivalence to compare, order and represent common fractions including halves, thirds and quarters on the same number line and justify their order

Numeracy progression Interpreting fractions (P7)

Copyright details


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