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L.O. Find half and a quarter of an amount.

 

Write even numbers to 20 onto post it notes or small pieces of paper.

Choose one number - can you find this amount of small objects to help you. i.e. find 8 marbles or pieces of pasta or pencils etc. 

Using these objects can you find half of this amount? 

Remember when finding half we have to share into 2 groups.  Make sure it's fair and equal! 

 

Write it into your book like this;

 

Half of 8 is 4. 

 

 

Next, carry out the same activity as above but this time find a quarter

Remember when finding one quarter we have to share into 4 groups.  Make sure it's fair and equal. 

 

Write it into your book like this;

 

A quarter of 8 is 2.

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