Adding & Subtracting Mixed Numbers – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on adding and subtracting mixed numbers that extends the methods for adding and subtracting fractions to mixed numbers. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To add and subtract mixed numbers.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE foundation tier students. It could also be used with mid or low ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Adding & Subtracting Mixed Numbers’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Adding Fractions Slide
  • Student Worksheet on Adding & Subtracting Mixed Numbers
  • Plenary Slide
  • Fractions Wall
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the second lesson in the Fractions: Mixed Numbers & Reciprocals unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: