Fractions, Decimals and Percentages Make Sense

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This resource from SMILE contains two books at different levels with activities focusing on fractions, decimals and percentages. Each activity is accompanied by teachers' notes. The notes give advice on appropriate ways of using the activity and any additional equipment required. Many of the activities are suitable for whole class lessons and contain much scope for discussion. However, all the materials have been designed to contain sufficiently clear instructions to be accessible to students with minimal teacher explanation.

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages 1 has activities:

  • Halves and quarters Something and a half
  • Shading fractions
  • A Matching fractions
  • Hexagons
  • Shading fractions B
  • Fractions in shapes
  • Equivalent Fractions
  • Decimals on a number line
  • Decimal search
  • Out of 100 Percentages of money
  • Percentage estimation

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages 2 has activities:

  • Pounds and pence
  • Fraction wall
  • Powers of ten flags
  • Decimal routes
  • Equivalent fraction pairs
  • Folding fractions
  • As a percentage
  • Wage bargaining
  • Fraction squares
  • Route six
  • Fraction sort
  • Fractions to decimals match
  • Percentage puzzle
  • Estimating percentages
  • Decimal flags
  • Gelosia for decimals
  • Unit fraction patterns
  • Decimals in a row
  • Early Egyptian fractions

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