This Mathematics unit covers a range of concepts relating to fractions and decimals.
It consists of 11 lessons of approximately 60 minutes duration.
The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.
An assessment task for monitoring student understanding of the unit objectives is included and will require an additional lesson.
Australian Curriculum alignment
- Mathematics > Year 3 > Number and Algebra > Fractions and decimals > ACMNA058
Model and represent unit fractions including 1/2, 1/4, 1/3, 1/5 and their multiples to a complete wholeElaborationspartitioning areas, lengths and collections to create halves, thirds, quarters and fi...
- Mathematics > Year 4 > Number and Algebra > Fractions and decimals > ACMNA077
Investigate equivalent fractions used in contextsElaborationsexploring the relationship between families of fractions (halves, quarters and eighths or thirds and sixths) by folding a series of paper s...
- Mathematics > Year 4 > Number and Algebra > Fractions and decimals > ACMNA078
Count by quarters halves and thirds, including with mixed numerals. Locate and represent these fractions on a number lineElaborationsconverting mixed numbers to improper fractions and vice versa (Skil...
- Mathematics > Year 4 > Number and Algebra > Fractions and decimals > ACMNA079
Recognise that the place value system can be extended to tenths and hundredths. Make connections between fractions and decimal notationElaborationsusing division by 10 to extend the place-value system...
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