Quarters and eighths

Activity type: Printable

Quarters and eighths

Course
Mathematics
Year 3
Section
Fractions
Outcome
Quarters and eighths
Activity Type
Printable
Activity ID
3776

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum

• Year 1 programme of study
• KS1.Y1.N.F – Number - Fractions

• Pupils should be taught to:

• KS1.Y1.N.F.2 – Recognise, find and name a quarter as 1 of 4 equal parts of an object, shape or quantity

Australia – Australian Curriculum

• Number and Algebra
• Fractions and decimals

• ACMNA033 – Recognise and interpret common uses of halves, quarters and eighths of shapes and collections

New Zealand – National Standards

• 3.NA – Number and algebra
• 3.NA.1 – Apply basic addition facts and knowledge of place value and symmetry to:

• 3.NA.1.b – Find fractions of sets, shapes, and quantities

• 4.NA – Number and algebra
• 4.NA.1 – Apply basic addition and subtraction facts, simple multiplication facts, and knowledge of place value and symmetry to:

• 4.NA.1.b – Find fractions of sets, shapes, and quantities

United States – Common Core State Standards

• 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.

• 2.G – Geometry
• Mathematics

• 2.G.3 – Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths. Recognize that equal shares of identical wholes need not have the same shape.