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LIFE/work balance We have started a #LIFEworkbalance campaign and we need your help to complete our LIFE/work balance survey. We hope to publish the results soon, so please give 15 minutes of your time to help us get a true picture of school life. Want to be a part of this campaign? Take the survey on our website and share it with your colleagues! © Classroom Secrets Limited

Year 4 – Spring Block 3 – Fractions – Subtract 2 Fractions About This Resource: This Power. Point has been designed to support your teaching of this small step. It includes a starter activity and an example of each question from the Varied Fluency and Reasoning and Problem Solving resources also provided in this pack. You can choose to work through all examples provided or a selection of them depending on the needs of your class. National Curriculum Objectives: Mathematics Year 4: (4 F 4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator More Year 4 Fractions resources. Did you like this resource? Don’t forget to review it on our website. © Classroom Secrets Limited

Year 4 – Spring Block 3 – Fractions Step 7: Subtract 2 Fractions © Classroom Secrets Limited

Introduction Match the calculation to the representation. A. B. C. © Classroom Secrets Limited 4 5 5 4 8 6 + + + 5 5 3 4 3 6 1. 2. 3.

Introduction Match the calculation to the representation. A. B. C. 4 5 5 4 8 6 + + + 5 5 3 4 3 6 1. 2. 3. A. 3; B. 1; C. 2 © Classroom Secrets Limited

Varied Fluency 1 Use the images below to help you calculate the subtraction. 7 4 – = 5 5 © Classroom Secrets Limited #

Varied Fluency 1 Use the images below to help you calculate the subtraction. 7 4 – = 5 5 © Classroom Secrets Limited 3 # 5

Varied Fluency 2 Match the calculation to the correct answer. 12 6 – = 7 7 7 A. 7 © Classroom Secrets Limited # 1 B. 7 C. 6 7

Varied Fluency 2 Match the calculation to the correct answer. 12 6 – = 7 7 7 A. 7 © Classroom Secrets Limited 6 # 7 1 B. 7 C. 6 7

Varied Fluency 3 Circle the calculation that matches the representation. 18 8 – 10 10 © Classroom Secrets Limited 18 7 – 10 10

Varied Fluency 3 Circle the calculation that matches the representation. 18 8 – 10 10 © Classroom Secrets Limited 18 7 – 10 10

Varied Fluency 4 Complete the calculations. A. B. © Classroom Secrets Limited 12 5 13 7 – – = = 4 5 2 7

Varied Fluency 4 Complete the calculations. A. B. © Classroom Secrets Limited 12 5 13 7 – – 8 5 11 7 = = 4 5 2 7

Reasoning 1 8 Anika’s ribbon measures metres. 6 4 Simon’s ribbon measures less than Anika’s. 6 Simon’s ribbon is 3 of a metre. 6 Anika Is she correct? Explain your answer. © Classroom Secrets Limited

Reasoning 1 8 Anika’s ribbon measures metres. 6 4 Simon’s ribbon measures less than Anika’s. 6 Simon’s ribbon is 3 of a metre. 6 Anika Is she correct? Explain your answer. No, Anika is incorrect because… © Classroom Secrets Limited

Reasoning 1 8 Anika’s ribbon measures metres. 6 4 Simon’s ribbon measures less than Anika’s. 6 Simon’s ribbon is 3 of a metre. 6 Anika Is she correct? Explain your answer. 8 4 4 No, Anika is incorrect because . – = 6 6 6 © Classroom Secrets Limited

Problem Solving 1 Use the digit cards to complete this calculation. You can use each card more than once if you wish. 6 8 10 – = 16 © Classroom Secrets Limited 4

Problem Solving 1 Use the digit cards to complete this calculation. You can use each card more than once if you wish. 6 8 16 10 8 – 10 4 8 = 10 10 Various answers, one example is shown above. © Classroom Secrets Limited

Reasoning 2 Are these calculations the same? 14 7 – 8 8 Use the shapes to prove your answer. © Classroom Secrets Limited 14 5 3 – – 8 8 8

Reasoning 2 Are these calculations the same? 14 7 – 8 8 14 5 3 – – 8 8 8 Use the shapes to prove your answer. The calculations are not the same because… © Classroom Secrets Limited

Reasoning 2 Are these calculations the same? 14 7 – 8 8 14 5 3 – – 8 8 8 Use the shapes to prove your answer. The calculations are not the same because: 14 5 3 6 14 7 7 but . 8 – 8 = 8 © Classroom Secrets Limited