Year 6 week 4 (fractions and probability)

This week we focus on fractions and investigate possible outcomes in simple games.

This page suggests activities for each day. Click to download a printable PDF to help keep track of progress.


Day 1

Fractions e-ako

  • Go to the number facts pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose the Fraction pairs game.
  • Click “Fractions to make 1” and play the game a few times. How many pairs can you answer in one minute?
  • If you can answer most of the questions quickly and correctly try the “Fractions to make 2” or “Improper fractions to make 2” variations.

Fractions activity

Probability e-ako

  • Go to the probability and statistics pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose e-ako G3.20 (the second yellow button on the third row).
  • Work through pages 1-8.

Day 2

Fractions e-ako

  • Go back the number facts pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Play one of the variations of the Fraction pairs fame. How many pairs can you answer in one minute?

Probability e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G3.20 on the probability and statistics pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 9-14.

Probability activity

  • Go to the activity Superbeans and follow the instructions to complete activity one.

Day 3

Fractions activity

  • Go the activity Fraction Frenzy and follow the instructions. You will need to make yourself some fractions cards, like the ones shown.

Probability e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G3.20 on the probability and statistics pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 15-19.

Probability activity

  • Go to the activity Horse Racing and follow the instructions. You might need to draw the game grid, which is shown on the second page.

Day 4

Fractions activity

Probability e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G3.20 on the probability and statistics pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 20-26.

Probability activity


Day 5

Fractions e-ako

  • Go back to the number facts pathway in e-ako maths..
  • Play one of the variations of the Fraction pairs game. How many pairs can you answer in one minute?

Fractions activity

Probability activity