Exploring Fractions and Decimals Unit Plan – Year 3 and Year 4

Unit Plan

Exploring Fractions and Decimals Unit Plan – Year 3 and Year 4

To download this unit plan, subscribe to Teach Starter Ultimate Plan. Sign up today Already an Ultimate member? Log in to your account.
11 x Lessons | This unit is suitable for Grades: 3 - 4

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.

 Lessons

Lesson 1 60 minutes

Recognising Common Fractions

Upgrade to access

A 60 minute lesson in which students will recognise common unit fractions such as halves, thirds, quarters and fifths.

View Lesson

Lesson 2 60 minutes

Creating Common Fractions

Upgrade to access

A 60 minute lesson in which students will represent common unit fractions and their multiples to create a whole.

View Lesson

Lesson 3 60 minutes

Identifying Equivalent Fractions

Upgrade to access

A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify equivalent fractions for one half, one third, one quarter and one fifth.

View Lesson

Lesson 4 60 minutes

Equivalent Fractions on a Number Line

Upgrade to access

A 60 minute lesson in which students will locate and represent some common equivalent fractions on a number line.

View Lesson

Lesson 5 60 minutes

Counting By Fractions

Upgrade to access

A 60 minute lesson in which students will count by common unit fractions and mixed numerals.

View Lesson

Lesson 6 60 minutes

Converting Improper Fractions and Mixed Numerals

Upgrade to access

A 60 minute lesson in which students will convert between improper fractions and mixed numerals.

View Lesson

Lesson 7 60 minutes

Fractions Investigation - Fly That Flag (1)

Upgrade to access

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge and understanding of fractions to a real-world context.

View Lesson

Lesson 8 60 minutes

Fractions Investigation - Fly That Flag (2)

Upgrade to access

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge and understanding of fractions to a real-world context.

View Lesson

Lesson 9 60 minutes

Fractions Investigation - Fly That Flag (3)

Upgrade to access

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge and understanding of fractions to a real-world context.

View Lesson

Lesson 10 60 minutes

Introduction to Decimals - Tenths

Upgrade to access

A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore tenths as fractions and in decimal notation.

View Lesson

Lesson 11 60 minutes

Introduction to Decimals - Hundredths

Upgrade to access

A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore hundredths as fractions and in decimal notation.

View Lesson

Lesson 12 (Assessment) 60 minutes

Exploring Fractions and Decimals Assessment - Year 3 and Year 4

Upgrade to access

An assessment task in which students will demonstrate an understanding of fractions and decimals.

View Assessment


Australian Curriculum alignment


Find more resources for these topics


Copyright © 2019 Teach Starter, Inc.
Terms & Conditions · Privacy Policy