Fill in the missing numbers, counting in quarters and halves along number lines.
Calculate or share to find fractions of given amounts.
Work out fractions from strips of objects.
Find different ways to pay the exact amount for various fruits:
- amounts <50p
- amounts 40p to £2
Shopping: add two prices and find change.
Halves and quarters of shapes (pre-requisite skills)
Count in 1/2s and 1/4s (pre-requisite skills)
Suggested for Day 3
Count in 3s (simmering skills)
In-depth Investigation Making Longer, Making Shorter
Make rods using different numbers of interlocking cubes. A practical context to explore simple multiplying and dividing, and to use the vocabulary of halves and quarters. Making Longer, Making Shorter from nrich.maths.org.
Decorate the Cake
Finding 1/2 and 1/4 of amounts (whole number answers)