Converting Fractions to Decimals – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on converting fractions to decimals that looks at both fractions that convert to terminating decimals and fractions that convert to recurring decimals. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To convert fractions to decimals.
  • To convert fractions to recurring decimals.

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 ‘Converting Fractions to Decimals’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Fractions and Decimals Table
  • Student Worksheet on Converting Fractions to Decimals
  • Place Value Grid
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the second lesson in the ‘Fractions, Decimals & Percentages’ 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: