New Resources – Equal Parts for Year 1

Equal Parts for Year 1 Just Released in Lumio

Three new interactive resources are now available in Year 1! The ‘Halves’ learning pathway introduces the topic of partitioning circular and rectangular pieces of fabric into equal shares. Learners understand that the parts are only equal if they are the same size and that each equal part is called a half. Pupils are introduced to the word “halves” and the phrase “half of”. They understand that each half is an equal part of the whole.

The topic is practised in ‘Handmade Halves!’, where pupils are asked to solve problems involving partitioning fabric into halves. Learners are exposed to a variety of methods in which these shapes can be partitioned, including horizontally, vertically and diagonally.

Finally, in ‘Half and Half’, learners are asked to solve as many problems as they can in one minute!

As an extension, we will soon be releasing resources for partitioning fourths in Year 1.

Watch this space!

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