Reciprocals – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on reciprocals that explains what a reciprocal is and looks at how to find the reciprocal of an integer, fraction or decimal. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To understand reciprocal as multiplicative inverse.
  • To find the integer of an integer, decimal or fraction.

Who is this Lesson For?

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

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Reciprocals’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Student Worksheet on Reciprocals
  • Plenary Cards
  • Times Table Grid
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the fourth lesson in the Fractions: Mixed Numbers & Reciprocals 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: