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Fractions: finding half and a quarter

This guide provides a sequence of steps for exploring finding half of a whole and half of a group. It then provides a sequence of steps for finding a quarter of a whole and of a group.

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Year level(s) Year 1, Year 2
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Questioning, Explicit teaching
Keywords fractions, half, quarter, reasoning, problem-solving, explicit teaching

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Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Build understanding
Topics Fractions
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA016 Recognise and describe one-half as one of two equal parts of a whole.
ACMNA033 Recognise and interpret common uses of halves, quarters and eighths of shapes and collections
National numeracy learning progression Interpreting fractions - InF1

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