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Tuesday 12th May

Lesson Focus: Subtracting Fractions


  • use practical equipment and pictorial representations to subtract fractions with the same denominator within one whole.
  • we only subtract the numerators and the denominators stay the same.

Key Questions:

  • What fraction is shown first?
  • Then what happens? Now what is left?
  • Can we represent this in a number story?

1. Watch the White Rose Maths lesson under 'Summer Term - Week 2 (w/c 27th April) - Lesson 2- Subtract Fractions', using the link below:

2. Work through the PowerPoint attached to learn more on how to subtract fractions.

3. Complete the White Rose Maths 'Subtracting Fractions' worksheets in your maths home learning pack.