Task 1 – Fractions
1. 5,10,15, ,20, ,
2. Double 10 =
3. Double 7 =
4. 52,53,54,55,56, , ,
5. 78,79, , , ,83
This week we are going to start looking at fractions. Your first task is to make some shapes using paper.
Cut out a square, rectangle, circle and triangle.
Can you fold each shape in half?
How many halves are there in each shape?
If you have split your shape in half is each half the same?
Are they equal?
Find some objects around the house you can cut in half (with your grown up) e.g. a biscuit, a piece of fruit, a slice of bread, cube of cheese etc.
Remember you are cutting your food into two, equal halves. Take some pictures of your food. What is the same? What is different? Do all your halves look the same?
What circles have been cut into half equally?
Watch this episode of NumberJacks to help your understanding of fractions.
Task 2 – Fractions
1. 10,20,30, ,50, ,
2. Double 4 =
3. Double 11 =
4. 34,35,36,37,38, , ,
5. 67,68,69, , ,
Match the halves to make 5 shapes:
Colour 1 half of each shape:
(If you can’t print it, draw them onto paper and colour 1 half.)
Spot Gru’s Mistake:
Tell your grown-up which shapes need to go into each box.
Task 3 – Fractions
1. 2,4,6,8, , ,
2. Double 6 =
3. Double 5 =
4. 19, , ,22,23,24,
5. 86,87,88, , ,91
Have a go at this game and tell your grown up whether each shape has half shaded or not.
Which shapes have been cut in half?
Is Gru right or wrong? Explain why.
Solve these different questions:
Draw them on a piece of paper.
2. Are the children correct? Why?
3. Are the children correct? Why?
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