Equivalent Fractions and Simplifying Fractions
Recognise and show, using diagrams, families of common equivalent fractions
Use factors and multiples to recognise equivalent fractions and simplify where appropriate (KS2) 
Teaching for Understanding
Resources and ideas to promote understanding
Concrete and Pictorial
BLOG Which is Bigger? (The Storeroom)
Introducing fractions by discussing how to compare two fractions in great depth.
Triplets (Math Playground)
Group pairs of equivalent fractions and a representative diagram.
Equivalent Fraction Builder (Illuminations)
Use diagrams to build families of equivalent fractions.
Introducing fractions by discussing how to compare two fractions in great depth.
Triplets (Math Playground)
Group pairs of equivalent fractions and a representative diagram.
Equivalent Fraction Builder (Illuminations)
Use diagrams to build families of equivalent fractions.
Fluency
Collections of standard practice problems in various formats
Worksheets
Worksheet generator (MathAids)
Basic generator options to pick denominators to make problems easier or more challenging.
Basic generator options to pick denominators to make problems easier or more challenging.
WHiteboard Display
Coming soon.
Games
Catchphrase Equivalent Fractions (Numberloving)
Pupils come up with equivalent fractions to those shown to reveal the picture.
Equivalent Fractions Frenzy (Math Warehouse)
Quick game for revision or use on board with whole class.
Pupils come up with equivalent fractions to those shown to reveal the picture.
Equivalent Fractions Frenzy (Math Warehouse)
Quick game for revision or use on board with whole class.
Enrichment, Extension and Problemsolving
Resources to extend thinking, enrich lessons or enhance problemsolving skills
Linking to Real Life
Finding equivalent fractions (Maths4Life package via Excellence Gateway)
Lesson plan for exploring equivalent fractions in the context of money amounts.
Lesson plan for exploring equivalent fractions in the context of money amounts.
Quick Puzzles and Problems
What fraction am I? (via Craig Barton)
Pupils find equivalent fractions using clues  "I am equivalent to ½ . The sum of my numerator and denominator is 15." Eduplace have a worksheet with a similar set of puzzles.
Pupils find equivalent fractions using clues  "I am equivalent to ½ . The sum of my numerator and denominator is 15." Eduplace have a worksheet with a similar set of puzzles.
Other Links and Resources
Useful stuff that doesn't fit anywhere else
Interactives
Fraction Machine (TES IBoard)
Interactive resource requiring pupils to find the missing denominator of an equivalent fraction.
Equivalent Fraction Weights Interactive (Teacher Led)
An excellent visual representation of equivalent fraction comparisons using weights to show which is larger.
Fraction Wall (Visnos)
Excellent interactive fraction wall; can be customised to include any fraction.
Interactive resource requiring pupils to find the missing denominator of an equivalent fraction.
Equivalent Fraction Weights Interactive (Teacher Led)
An excellent visual representation of equivalent fraction comparisons using weights to show which is larger.
Fraction Wall (Visnos)
Excellent interactive fraction wall; can be customised to include any fraction.
Card Sorts
Equivalent Fractions Tarsia (Thomas Pitts via TES)
Standard Tarsia puzzle.
Equivalent Fractions Snap (Craig Barton via TES)
Quick snap game using equivalent fractions.
Standard Tarsia puzzle.
Equivalent Fractions Snap (Craig Barton via TES)
Quick snap game using equivalent fractions.
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