This is a comprehensive, no-prep, step-by-step breakdown of almost all aspects of fractions for fifth and sixth classes under the Irish curriculum (except for expressing fractions as decimals and percentages).
1.What is a Fraction? // Parts of a fraction
2.Equivalent Fractions and Simplifying
3.Adding, Subtracting, Comparing and Ordering Fractions
4.Types of Fractions – Proper, Improper, Mixed.
5.Converting and Adding Mixed and Improper Fractions
6.Fractions of a Number, and Numbers of a Fraction.
7.Multiplying and Dividing Fractions by Fractions and by Whole Numbers
I have made this resource with the aim of providing clear, step-by-step walk-throughs for the various concepts students are expected to grasp.
This is a resource that you will be able to use over and over again, and will save you time and hassle as you tackle one of the most difficult and frustrating parts of the Maths curriculum. I hope it will save both you and your students time and energy!
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Thank you, and good luck!