Warm Up - Practise your multiplication with the 'Maths Fishing' game - click the link below and select one of the Y2 levels to play
Main Lesson - Today we are going to learn about fractions.
Find an object in your house that a grown u doesn't mind you cutting up. Food items are usually good like an apple or a slice of bread.
I want you to cut your item straight down the middle!
You have cut a whole object into 2 halves! Each piece is called 1 half.
These are what we call fractions!
Click on the link below and watch the video clip called 'What are fractions?'
A fraction tells you how many parts of a whole you have. Let's take a look at some different fractions.
When you divide something into two equal parts, each part is called a half.
When you divide a whole object into four equal parts, each part is called a quarter.
Click on the link below to play the 'Karate Cats' game - select fractions and bronze level
Now complete the sorting activity below on halves and quarters -