Multiplying Fractions – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on multiplying fractions that focusses on both multiplying whole numbers by fractions and multiplying fractions by other fractions. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To multiply integers by fractions.
  • To multiply fractions by fractions.

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 ‘Multiplying Fractions’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Fractions of Amounts Introduction
  • Student Worksheet on Multiplying Fractions
  • Multiplying Fractions Slide
  • Times Table Grid
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the sixth lesson in the ‘Fractions’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the fifth 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: