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# Kick the goal: add improper fractions 1: assessment

TLF ID L9812

Test your understanding of fractions by creating pairs that would add up to a target number. Target numbers can be whole numbers, mixed numbers or improper fractions. For example, work out how many ninths and how many thirds to add together to reach twelve-ninths. There are six tasks to complete. View and print a report of your results. This assessment object is one in a series of four objects.

#### Educational details

Key learning objectives
• Students identify equivalent fractions.
• Students identify pairs of fractions (proper and/or improper) that add up to a whole number (up to 4).
• Students identify pairs of fractions (proper and/or improper) that add up to a mixed number or an improper fraction (less than 4).
• Students identify pairs of fractions with either the same denominators, related denominators or unrelated denominators that add up to the target numbers.
Educational value
• Assesses student understanding of the relationship between numerators and denominators and the type and size of a fraction.
• Provides a framework for students to make and test predictions.
• Allows for more than one correct response to many questions.
• Allows for divergent thinking within a computation situation.
• Includes a printable report of the student's performance.
• Provides a mechanism for the teacher to comment on the student's learning progress.
Year level

6; 7

Learning area
• mathematics
Strand
• Mathematics/Number and algebra
Student activity
• Interactives;
• Analysis;
• Modelling

#### Other details

Contributors
• Subject matter expert
• Name: Jenni Way
• Address: Springwood NSW 2777 Australia
• Technical implementer
• Publisher
• Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
• Organisation: Education Services Australia
• Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
• URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
• Educational validator
• Name: Gayl O’Connor
• Organisation: Education Services Australia
• Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
• URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
• Subject matter expert
• Name: Graham Meiklejohn
• Address: Upper Kedron QLD 4055 Australia
• Script writer
Access profile
• Colour independence
• Device independence
• Hearing independence
• Generic
Learning resource type
• Assessment resource
Browsers
• Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
• Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
• Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
Operating systems
• MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
• MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Platform requirements
• This object may not display correctly on the Mac OS X platform in Safari unless viewed with Flash 9 Player 9, 0, 24 (for Safari). Use of earlier increments of the Flash 9 Player may result in playback issues on both PowerPC and Intel based hardware. Indications of an incompatible player are looping and/or flashing animations which are likely to relate to flawed interaction with the API or rendering engine
Rights
• © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.