Skip to main content Fractions: Half of It

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Last updated 22 July 2014, created 21 January 2011, viewed 38,256

The aim of this lesson is to get pupils to think about what a half means in lots of different contexts, both for halves of whole objects and halves of numbers of objects. You can find more maths videos and activity guides at

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Thank you for sharing your resource. This resource has been recommended by the TES Resource Team for its relevance to the 2014 National Curriculum.

from TES Resource Team, 22 July 2014. Member of the TES Panel.
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This will be a great introduction to my lesson. thank you!

from GillianGall, 05 January 2014
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Thanks for adding this, lovely and most useful

from pipinglass, 15 December 2013
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Really fantastic thank you :-)

from DoodleD, 04 February 2013
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Really lovely video clip which will make a great start to my lesson on finding half of a number. Thanks. I am going to follow the video by asking the children how I could half a satsuma. Should we cut it, or peel it and share the segments equally?

from Mayme, 20 October 2012
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