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LO-Identify fractions of a quantity


Recap fractions so far by writing the fractions for the amount shaded in each picture below:

Picture 1
Today we are going to be finding fractions of numbers. Can you remember how to do this? If we want to find half of a number, for example half of 16, we can either draw two circles and share 16 dots between the circles, or we can count in 2s until we get to 16. We can do the same for thirds and quarters. The video below explains how to do this:

Fractions of amounts

A video explaining how to find halves and quarters of amounts using fraction spinners.

To practice finding fractions of amounts, play Captain Cod in the homework section of Education City. Use your work book to help you work out the answer if you need to.