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Mathematics / Year 1 / Number and Algebra / Fractions and decimals

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Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise and describe one-half as one of two equal parts of a whole. (ACMNA016)

Elaborations
  • sharing a collection of readily available materials into two equal portions
  • splitting an object into two equal pieces and describing how the pieces are equal
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Halves

Interactive Resource

Sites2See – number for primary

Selected links to a range of interactive online resources for the study of number in Foundation to Year 6 Mathematics.

Collection

Mixed-Up Maths

Join our host, Ed, as he finds himself in all types of situations where only his knowledge of Maths can help him. From saving the planet from Aliens, to creating a superhero that can stop a strawberry milkshake tidal wave. From searching for buried treasure, to jumping like a daredevil, or planning the greatest circus party ...

Interactive resource

Finding symmetry: two lines: garden

Explore a secret garden to find shapes with one line of symmetry. Look for shapes that are hidden in objects, for example a pond, paving stone and park bench. Use the testing wand to fold the shapes into matching halves. Check your prediction. Find and test more hidden shapes. This learning object is one in a series of ...

Interactive resource

Finding symmetry: two lines: city

Explore a futuristic city to find shapes with two lines of symmetry. Look for shapes that are hidden in objects, for example an oval, a rectangle and a rhombus. Use the testing wand to fold the shapes into matching halves. Check your prediction. Find and test more hidden shapes. This learning object is one in a series of ...