Resources for use with Professor Pete’s Gadgets: Equivalent Fractions

• ### Poster: Shows equivalent fractions with a number line and diagrams (A3)

A3-sized poster to show what equivalent fractions are using diagrams and a number line

• ### Mental Calculations: Equivalent Fractions

Mental calculations of equivalent fractions. It is recommended to use the Equivalent Fractions lesson plans 1, 2 and 3 first. Revises multiplying fractions with whole numbers.

• ### Mental Calculations: Simplifying Fractions

Mental calculations of simplifying fractions. recommended to use the Equivalent Fractions lesson plan 4 first. Revises multiplying fractions with whole numbers.

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### Equivalent Fractions Quick Start Guide

2pp. Features and functions of the Equivalent Fractions Gadget: Demonstrate visually equivalence, simplifying, decimals & recurring decimal fractions.

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### Equivalent Fractions: Lesson 1 Introduction to Equivalent Fractions

Lesson Plan: Introduces the concept of what an equivalent fraction is, using cutting up fractions on shapes. Uses only x2 examples.

• ### Equivalent Fractions: Lesson 2 Equivalent Fractions

Lesson Plan: Develops the idea of equivalent fractions cutting fractions into many different but equal parts. Uses x3 or more examples.

• ### Equivalent Fractions: Lesson 3 Equivalent Fractions Smaller Denominator

Lesson Plan: Develops the idea of equivalent fractions reducing in size by joining fractional parts together.

• ### Equivalent Fractions: Lesson 4 Simplifying Fractions

Lesson Plan: Develops the idea of equivalent fractions reduced to their simplest form. Lots of practice to establish and reinforce concept.

• ### Equivalent Fractions: Lesson 5 Multiple Equivalent Fractions

Lesson Plan: Lots of practice to establishing and reinforcing the concept of equivalent fractions using multiple equivalences.

• ### Equivalent Fractions: Lesson 6 Number Lines

Lesson Plan: Numbers lines are used to show equivalence of fractions. Requires drawing on fractions on number lines and labelling them.

• ### Equivalent Fractions: Lesson 7 Convert Common to Decimal Fraction

Lesson Plan: Introduces the concept of a common fraction written as a decimal. Relates to tenths and hundredths fractional shapes.

• ### Equivalent Fractions: Lesson 8 Convert Common to Approximately Equal to Decimal

Lesson Plan: Advanced work on converting common fractions to recurring decimals, especially thirds and sixths. Also includes ‘approximately equal’ symbol.

• ### Equivalent Fractions: Template A Equivalent Fraction Shapes

Blank template with circles and fractions allowing teachers to fill in their own equivalent fractions questions. Allows for extra reinforcement of difficult equivalent fractions concepts when needed and for revision.

• ### Equivalent Fractions: Template B Equivalent Fractions Simplifying

Blank template with circles and fractions allowing teachers to fill in their own simplifying fractions questions. Allows for extra reinforcement of difficult equivalent fractions concepts when needed and for revision.

• ### Equivalent Fractions: Template C Equivalent Fractions to Hundredths and then Decimals

Blank template with circles and fractions allowing teachers to fill in their own fractions to decimal conversion questions. Allows for extra reinforcement of difficult equivalent fractions concepts when needed and for revision.

• ### Equivalent Fractions Introduced [PowerPoint TBM404]

30 slides. Finding and relating equivalent fractions using folding paper, shapes, number lines. Focus on halves, quarters, eighths, thirds, sixths, fifths and tenths. Interactive PowerPoint Think Bubble Math 404

• ### Equivalent Fractions

1p. Includes multiple shapes for drawing fractions. Worksheet to accompany “Equivalent Fractions Introduced” [PowerPoint TBM404]

• ### Compare and Order Common Fractions [PowerPoint TBM504]

40 slides. Common fractions ordered and compared. Convert mixed fractions and improper fractions. Use < > =. Interactive PowerPoint Think Bubble Math 504

• ### Fraction Comparison and Conversions [PowerPoint TBM604]

31 slides. Find equivalent fractions, compare fractions with unrelated denominators, convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions. Use < > =. Interactive PowerPoint Think Bubble Math 604

• ### Fraction Comparison and Conversions

5 pp. Questions with equivalent fractions, comparing fractions with unrelated denominators, converting between mixed numbers and improper fractions. Use < > =. Use with “Fraction Comparison and Conversions” [PowerPoint TBM604]