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Over the next few weeks, we are going to be learning all about fractions.

To begin with, we need to recap some of the things you learnt last year. 


WALT: recognise, find, and draw 1/2 of a shape.

S2S: Draw the 2D shape.

       Use a ruler.

       Draw a line to show half.

Introduction to Fractions

Fractions for kids - Mathematics for kids

This video will help to introduce fractions.

Use the part-part-whole model to show 1/2 of a shape. 

  1. Circle
  2. Square
  3. Rectangle
  4. Pentagon
  5. Triangle
  6. Hexagon
  7. Octagon


I have included an example below!

Half 1/2 of a circle.


Can the shapes be halved another way? Remember each of the parts must be equal and the same.