More Fractions Upper Primary

These upper primary activities will help develop learners' deep conceptual understanding of fractions.  They supplement the tasks found in our Fractions Unpacked Feature.

Fractional Triangles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

Fractional Wall

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Using the picture of the fraction wall, can you find equivalent fractions?

Bryony's Triangle

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Watch the video to see how to fold a square of paper to create a flower. What fraction of the piece of paper is the small triangle?

Matching Fractions

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you find different ways of showing the same fraction? Try this matching game and see.

Light Blue - Dark Blue

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Investigate the successive areas of light blue in these diagrams.

Fractions Made Faster

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the fraction wall to compare the size of these fractions - you'll be amazed how it helps!

Fraction Fascination

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

This problem challenges you to work out what fraction of the whole area of these pictures is taken up by various shapes.