In this unit, students will learn about using and manipulating fractions. They will begin by using diagrams to represent and compare fractions, before calculating equivalent fractions and using common denominators to compare and order fractions. Students will then convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions, and will finish the unit by learning methods for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions.

This pack is designed to provide teachers with complete lesson plans and classroom resources to teach excellent lessons. It is designed to both teach the mathematical content and draw students into deeper consideration of its implications, including the mathematical reasoning and problem solving skills required for the new Maths GCSE.

The pack contains:

**7 Lesson Plans: **Full ready-to-use lesson plans on the following topics:

**Introduction to fractions****Equivalent fractions****Comparing fractions****Mixed numbers and improper fractions****Adding and subtracting fractions****Multiplying fractions****Dividing fractions**

**Lesson Resources: **A variety of additional resources to accompany the lesson plans, including student worksheets and aids for students needing extra support.

**2 Homework Activities: **Further activities to give students to complete at home.

**Assessment: **A series of questions to enable you to assess the progress of students in this unit of work.

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