Year 7: week 4 (fractions and probability)

This week we focus on fractions and measuring the likelihood of an event using fractions and percentages. 

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.
  • Play the "Fraction pairs" game “Fractions to make 1” 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.

Probability e-ako

  • Go to the probability and statistics pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose e-ako G4.10 (the first yellow button on the fourth row).
  • Work through pages 1-7.

Probability activity

  • Go to the activity Crossing the Line and follow the instructions to complete questions 1-2 in activity one. Get somebody at home to work with you, or do the activity twice yourself.

Day 2

Fractions e-ako

  • Go back to the Fraction pairs game.
  • Play one of the variations of the Fraction pairs fame. How many pairs can you answer in one minute?

Fractions activity

Probability e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G4.10 on the probability and statistics pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 8-14.

Probability activity

  • Go to the activity What’s the Chance? and follow the instructions. Explain your ideas to somebody at home for question 2.

Day 3

Fractions e-ako

  • Go to the number facts pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Play the "Tenths frames" game “Making 1” 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 “Making 2” variation.

Fractions activity

Probability e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G4.10 on the probability and statistics pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 15-18.

Probability activity

  • Go to the activity Take 5 and follow the instructions. You can make counters for activity two using cardboard if you need to.

Day 4

Fractions e-ako

  • Go to the number facts pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Play the "Decimal pairs" game “Tenths to make 1” a few times. How many pairs can you answer in one minute?
  • If you can answer most of the questions quickly and correctly try one of the harder variations.

Fractions activity

  • Go the activity Pizza Pieces and follow the instructions.
  • Check your answers at the bottom of this page.

Probability e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G4.10 on the probability and statistics pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 19-24.

Probability activity


Day 5

Fractions e-ako

  • Go to the number facts pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Play the "Decimal facts" game “Tenths to make 1” a few times. How many pairs can you answer in one minute?
  • If you can answer most of the questions quickly and correctly try one of the harder variations.

Probability activity