Fraction Animals
Teacher's Notes

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties.

Number Framework domain and stage:

Fractions, stages 4 - 5, advanced counting to early additive part-whole

Curriculum reference:

Number, level 3

Numeracy Project book reference:

These activities can be used to follow the teaching episodes based on, Book 7, page 9 and are for those students who are able to use the associated number properties.

Prior knowledge. Students should be able to:

During these activities, students will meet:

Background

Halving as the opposite of doubling may be a worthwhile piece of learning that can develop from discussions around the answers to exercise 3, where students are just halving numbers.
Remember that students who have not reached stage 6 in the "basic facts" domain have not learned all of their basic multiplication facts, so a multiplicative strategy based purely on the numbers may not work for all students.

Practice exercises with answers:

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Homework with answers:

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