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  • Hello. The turquoise card on the higher ability has the 6 in the wrong place - as a denominator instead of a numerator. (Unless the whole year group had thar friday feeling). Good resource otherwise was used with year 4.

    , Mar 11th
    • Hi Ruth90,
      I apologise if this mistake has caused any problems. I'll let our design team know about it right away and they will get it fixed as soon as they can!

      , Mar 11th
    • Hi there Ruth90,
      Thank you for spotting this! Our lovely teacher and design teams have updated this resource and you can now download the new version. I hope you find it useful!

      , Mar 13th
  • On the fourth challenge card, question 1 and 3 are the same.

    , Jan 4th
    • Hi mjarmanpelham,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll get this updated right away!

      , Jan 4th
  • Plenary.

    , Nov 27th
  • As an intro discussion activity-thank you!

    , May 9th
  • Using these in y5 with my lower ability group, thank you! :-)

    , Nov 22nd
    • How do you look at the papers

      , Mar 5th
    • Hi Keeleigh12,
      Thank you for commenting! Are you having problems downloading this resource? Let us know if you need further help :)

      , Mar 5th
  • independent working.

    , Nov 17th
  • Revision / consolidation work in year 5!

    , May 28th
    • Hi there Wendle1, great idea!

      , May 28th
  • top group extension activity

    , Feb 8th
  • Great for a starter activity

    , Jan 21st
  • Maths working wall

    , Jan 9th
  • Hi yearfive, thank you for your comment, I have passed your suggestion on to our resource team to see what they can do. :)

    , Jul 8th
  • Great resource, but would be much more useful if there were answer cards so the children could mark them themselves.

    , Jul 8th
    • Hi Yearfive, just a thought but you could encourage your pupils to check their answers using a ruler or pencil in the vertical position. If they put the ruler directly over the number they are converting in a straight line (vertically) then when they look higher or lower they will reach the correct equivalent. You could also have them swap with the person next to them to have their partner check their answers.

      , Sep 14th
Make maths fun with these equivalent fractions challenge cards! Each card features a different challenge with visual representations to help your children relate maths problems to real-life scenarios.
This resource is available in Standard, Higher Ability and Lower Ability.
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  • Homepage » 2014 National Curriculum Resources » Maths » Keystage 2 » Year 6 » Number - Fractions » Add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers, using the concept of equivalent fractions
  • Homepage » USA » Common Core » Math » Grade 3 » Number and Operations—Fractions » Develop understanding of fractions as numbers. » (3.NF.A.3) Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size. » (3.NF.A.3.A) Understand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the same size, or the same point on a number line.
  • Homepage » Australia » Australian Curriculum Browser » Maths » Year 5 » Number and Algebra » Fractions and Decimals » Compare and order common unit fractions and locate and represent them on a number line(ACMNA102)
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  • Homepage » USA » Common Core » Math » Grade 3 » Number and Operations—Fractions » Develop understanding of fractions as numbers. » (3.NF.A.3) Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size. » (3.NF.A.3.B) Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3. Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
  • Homepage » USA » Common Core » Math » Grade 4 » Number and Operations—Fractions » Extend understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering. » (4.NF.A.1) Explain why a fraction a/b is equivalent to a fraction (n × a)/(n × b) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.
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