## Halves: identifying an equal share

Activity type: n.a.

Course
Mathematics
Section
Fractions
Outcome
Halving groups.
Activity Type
n.a.
Activity ID
30062

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## United States – Common Core State Standards

• ##### 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.

• ##### 3.NF – Number & Operations—Fractions¹ (Grade 3 expectations in this domain are limited to fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 6, 8.)
• Mathematics

• 3.NF.1 – Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.

## Australia – Australian Curriculum

• ##### Number and Algebra
• Fractions and decimals

• ACMNA016 – Recognise and describe one-half as one of two equal parts of a whole.

## New Zealand – National Standards

• ##### 2.NA – Number and algebra
• 2.NA.2 – Use equal sharing and symmetry to find fractions of sets, shapes, and quantities

• ##### 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

## United Kingdom – National Curriculum

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

• Pupils should be taught to:

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