Comparing Fractions – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on comparing fractions that looks at how to find which of a number of fractions is largest and place a list of fractions in order of size. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To compare fractions by using common denominators.
  • To put a list of fractions in order.

Who is this Lesson For?

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

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Comparing Fractions’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Fraction Cards 1
  • Fraction Cards 2
  • Student Worksheet on Comparing Fractions
  • True or False Cards
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the third lesson in the ‘Fractions’ 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: