In this feature we offer rich tasks which help to build learners' deep conceptual understanding of fractions.
This article, written for primary teachers, links to rich tasks which will help develop the underlying concepts associated with fractions and offers some suggestions for models and images that help support ideas around fractions.
An article describing activities which will help develop young children's concept of fractions.
These pictures show squares split into halves. Can you find other ways?
Ahmed is making rods using different numbers of cubes. Which rod is twice the length of his first rod?
Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.
Here is a picnic that Petros and Michael are going to share equally. Can you tell us what each of them will have?
Watch the video to see how to fold a square of paper to create a flower. What fraction of the piece of paper is the small triangle?
There are three tables in a room with blocks of chocolate on each. Where would be the best place for each child in the class to sit if they came in one at a time?