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St Paul's C of E Primary School

Heathside Grove

LEARNING to make a difference

Week 4

Maths Task 1




1. 90,80,70,__,__,__

2. 17+3=

3. 16+5=

4. 13-7=

5. 21-8=


Activity 1:


Today we are going to look at finding half of numbers and objects. Can you remember our learning of sharing into equal groups that we did last week? That might help you.


Can you find some 10 small objects around your house e.g. pegs, hair clips, crayons etc. and can you split them in half?


Remember, if we split them in half that means we need to make two equal groups!



Half of 10

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Activity 2:


Can you use objects to find half of these numbers:








Maths Task 2




1. 35,30,25,__,__,__

2. 21+7=

3. 24+6=

4. 26-9=

5. 14-7=





Activity 1:


Instead of using objects to find half, today we are going to use pictures and drawings to find half.


If we need to find half of the circles below, how could we do this?



Watch the video below to see how we can do it:





Half of 12

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Now it’s your turn, find half of each amount:







Activity 2:



Spot Gru’s Mistake:












Maths Task 3




1. 12,10,8,__,__,__

2. 13+12=

3. 19+11=

4. 14-12=

5. 30-15=



Activity 1:


Find half of the amounts below:





Activity 2:


Now that you are all super stars at finding half of objects and pictures, I want you to find half of numbers.


Remember, to find half we need to split our number into 2 equal groups!


1. Find half of 12

2. Find half of 8

3. Find half of 4

4. Find half of 6

5. Find half of 22


Activity 3:


1. Is it possible to find half of the amounts below?




2. Do you agree with Mo? Why?