Term 4
Year 5 Term 4 

Key Concepts – Number – Fractions

Key Vocabulary Proper/improper fraction Equivalent fraction Mixed Number Numerator Denominator Part Equal parts ‘of’ 

Key Concepts –Topic Properties of shape position and direction

Key Vocabulary parallel perpendicular diagonal congruent Concave Convex 
triangular equilateral isosceles scalene polygon Translation reflection

Common Misconceptions –Fractions Children are led to believe that the bigger the denominator, the bigger the part. Children confuse the numerator and denominator when comparing and ordering fractions. When children add fractions, they add both the numerator and denominator together Common Misconception – Properties of shape position and direction Children get confused between the language of parallel and perpendicular Children read coordinates as (Y X) That when a shape has been reflected, the shape itself has been changed, not just the orientation. 