These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties.
Number Framework domain and stage:
This form of work is not directly referenced in Mathematics in the New Zealand Curriculum, but can be tied to number, level 4.
Numeracy Project book reference:
These activities can be used to follow the teaching episodes based on, Book 7, page 40 and are for those students who are able to use the associated number properties.
Prior knowledge. Students should be able to:
- Find equivalent fractions
- Convert fractions to decimals and vice versa
During these activities, students will meet:
- Finding fractions between two other fractions
One interesting exercise here is to ask student to find the fraction that is exactly halfway between the two named fractions, and compare this to the original fractions.