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Fractions: halves, quarters and thirds
This guide provides a sequence of small steps for exploring fractions, from making equal parts through to counting in fractions.
|Year level(s)||Year 1, Year 2|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Questioning, Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||fractions, unit fractions, non-unit fractions, equivalence, reasoning, problem-solving, fluency, understanding, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Number, Build understanding|
|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
ACMNA058 Model and represent unit fractions including 1/2, 1/4, 1/3, 1/5 and their multiples to a complete whole
|National numeracy learning progression||
InF1, InF2, InF3
Multiplicative strategies - MuS1, MuS2, MuS3
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