Introduction to Fractions – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on an introduction to fractions that looks at how to write and compare fractions and use them to express proportion. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To write fractions describing shaded parts of diagrams.
  • To use diagrams to compare fractions.
  • To express a given number as a fraction of another.

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 ‘Introduction to Fractions’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Student Worksheet on Introduction to Fractions
  • Comparing Fractions with a Diagram Slide
  • Fraction Wall
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the first lesson in the ‘Fractions’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the first lesson in the ‘Fractions’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Fractions (foundation) unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Fractions (higher) unit is also available as a pack with homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in this unit are: