Share out amounts of pepperoni to find half of quantities.
Share out the sweets to find a quarter of quantities.
Spend time on this investigation to secure children’s understanding that each of two halves must be equal in size. Happy Halving from nrich.maths.org.
In-depth Investigation: Halving Chains
Children investigate which numbers from 1 to 20 will give the longest halving chain (each ‘link’ must be a whole number).
Doubles and halves (pre-requisite skills)
Suggested for Day 2
Finding doubles (simmering skills)