# Operations with Fractions Unit Plan – Year 5 and Year 6

9 x Lessons

This Mathematics unit covers a range of concepts relating to fractions.

It consists of 9 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

### Exploring Unit Fractions

A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify and explore common unit fractions.

### Understanding Equivalence

A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify and explore equivalent fractions.

### Reducing Fractions to Lowest Terms

A 60 minute lesson in which students will learn to reduce fractions to their lowest terms.

### Improper Fractions and Mixed Numerals

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

### Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions

A 60 minute lesson in which students will add and subtract fractions with the same denominator.

### Adding and Subtracting Related Fractions

A 60 minute lesson in which students will add and subtract fractions with related denominators.

### Fractions Investigation - Renovate with a Rug (1)

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

### Fractions Investigation - Renovate with a Rug (2)

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

### Fractions Investigation - Renovate with a Rug (3)

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