# Fruit fractions: Growing with fruit

Explore fractions through plant growth in this engaging lesson. Embark on a journey into the world of fractions through the growth of garden plants. Students will measure and represent plant growth using fractions, gaining a clear understanding of numerators and denominators. This interactive lesson encourages creative exploration of equivalent fractions while fostering a deeper connection with the concept of fractions in the context of gardening.

This lesson is one of a series of lessons developed in collaboration with the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT).

Year level(s) Year 4
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Explicit teaching, Differentiated teaching
Keywords Maths Hub lesson plan

## Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Sustainability
Strand and focus Number
Topics Fractions, Decimals
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
AC9M4N03
Find equivalent representations of fractions using related denominators and make connections between fractions and decimal notation

AC9M4N04
Count by fractions including mixed numerals; locate and represent these fractions as numbers on number lines

Numeracy progression Interpreting fractions (P5, P6)
Number and place value (P7)