Mathematics / Year 2 / Number and Algebra / Fractions and decimals

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Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise and interpret common uses of halves, quarters and eighths of shapes and collections (ACMNA033)

Elaborations
  • recognising that sets of objects can be partitioned in different ways to demonstrate fractions
  • relating the number of parts to the size of a fraction
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Halves,  Quarters,  Eighths

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