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# Fraction Gingerbread Men - Concertina Folding

Description

Our 'Fraction Gingerbread Men - Concertina Folding' was designed to help students explore the meaning of fractions, including a fraction of a group or a collection. This is a fun activity designed to make the introduction to fractions an enjoyable classroom experience.

Suitable for
• Fast Finishers
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Lesson Structure
• Individual Activity
• Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9M1N06 9

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving equal sharing and grouping; represent the situations with diagrams, physical and virtual materials, and use calculation strategies to solve the problem

AC9M2N03 9

Recognise and describe one-half as one of 2 equal parts of a whole and connect halves, quarters and eighths through repeated halving

AC9M2M02 9

Identify common uses and represent halves, quarters and eighths in relation to shapes, objects and events

AC9M3N02 9

Recognise and represent unit fractions including 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5 and 1/10 and their multiples in different ways; combine fractions with the same denominator to complete the whole

ACMNA016 8.4

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

ACMNA033 8.4

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

ACMNA058 8.4

Model and represent unit fractions including 1/2, 1/4, 1/3, 1/5 and their multiples to a complete whole

MA1-1WM old

Describes mathematical situations and methods using everyday and some mathematical language, actions, materials, diagrams and symbols

MA1-2WM old

Uses objects, diagrams and technology to explore mathematical problems

MA1-3WM old

Supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained

MA1-4NA old

Applies place value, informally, to count, order, read and represent two- and three-digit numbers

MA1-6NA old

Uses a range of mental strategies and concrete materials for multiplication and division

MA1-7NA old

Represents and models halves, quarters and eighths

MA2-1WM old

Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas

MA2-3WM old

Checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used

MA2-7NA old

Represents, models and compares commonly used fractions and decimals

MA1-FG-01 new

Uses the structure of equal groups to solve multiplication problems, and shares or groups to solve division problems

MA1-GM-03 new

Creates and recognises halves, quarters and eighths as part measures of a whole length

MA2-RN-01 new

Applies an understanding of place value and the role of zero to represent numbers to at least tens of thousands

MA2-RN-02 new

Represents and compares decimals up to 2 decimal places using place value

MA2-AR-01 new

Selects and uses mental and written strategies for addition and subtraction involving 2- and 3-digit numbers

MA2-AR-02 new

Completes number sentences involving addition and subtraction by finding missing values

MA2-MR-01 new

Represents and uses the structure of multiplicative relations to 10 × 10 to solve problems

MA2-MR-02 new

Completes number sentences involving multiplication and division by finding missing values

MA2-PF-01 new

Represents and compares halves, quarters, thirds and fifths as lengths on a number line and their related fractions formed by halving (eighths, sixths and tenths)

VCMNA091

Recognise and describe one-half as one of two equal parts of a whole

VCMNA087

Recognise, model, read, write and order numbers to at least 100. Locate these numbers on a number line

VCMNA110

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

VCMNA136

Model and represent unit fractions including 1/2, 1/4, 1/3, 1/5 and their multiples to a complete whole