Recognizing halves

  • Recognizing halves
  • Course: Mathematics
  • Grade: Year 2
  • Section: Fractions and decimals
  • Outcome: A half.
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 3239

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum

Australia – Australian Curriculum

  • Year 1
    • Number and Algebra
      • Fractions and decimals

        • ACMNA016 – Recognise and describe one-half as one of two equal parts of a whole.

New Zealand – National Standards

  • 2 – Year 2
    • 2.NA – Number and algebra
      • 2.NA.2 – Use equal sharing and symmetry to find fractions of sets, shapes, and quantities

United States – Common Core State Standards

  • K – Kindergarten
    • K.MD – Measurement & Data
      • Mathematics

        • K.MD.2 – Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/“less of” the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • 1.G – Geometry
      • Mathematics

        • 1.G.3 – Partition circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters, and use the phrases half of, fourth of, and quarter of. Describe the whole as two of, or four of the shares. Understand for these examples that decomposing into more equal shares creates smaller shares.