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Week beginning 1st March 2021

Monday 1st March 2021

Gooooooood morning! Today we are going to learn two methods to add mixed numbers (numbers that contain a whole number and a fraction). You'll have the opportunity to practice both, and then decide which you prefer to use when working independently.

Year 5 Adding mixed numbers

We know that fractions can be pesky things to get to grips with! I am impressed by your perseverance, and your demonstration of understanding what you are doing! 

Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Now that we have become more fluent with adding fractions and mixed numbers, the next logical step is to become equally adept at subtraction. So it's time for some subtraction fraction action! With different denominators...

Year 5 subtracting fractions diff denoms

Amazing work here, showing your understanding of subtracting fractions with different denominators.

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Subtracting fractions from mixed numbers.

Year 5 Subtracting fractions from mixed nos

We're approaching the end of our adding and subtracting fractions experience, and we're going to wrap up by subtracting two mixed numbers...

Year 5 subtract 2 mixed numbers

Friday 5th March 2021

Your tasks for today are a reflection on all of our learning about fractions over this term so far; comparing and ordering; equivalent fractions; mixed numbers; adding and subtracting. All of the teaching videos and the fraction wall from the term are still on the Blog if you need to refresh your memory. Remember you can use bar models, arithmetic or number lines to help you.

Show us what you know!