In this unit, students will learn about using and manipulating fractions. They will begin by calculating equivalent fractions and using common denominators to compare and order fractions. They will then convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions, learn methods for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions and finish the unit by converting between fractions and decimals (including recurring decimals).** **

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:

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

**Introduction to fractions****Equivalent fractions****Mixed numbers and improper fractions****Adding and subtracting fractions****Multiplying fractions****Dividing fractions****Fractions and decimals****Fractions and recurring decimals**

**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 progress in this unit.

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