### Introduction to Fractions

The resources in this trail aim to enrich the experiences of children who are just being introduced to fractions.

### Fractions List

This list offers an introduction to fractions that will help children to develop an understanding of fractions and approaches to solving problems using them.

# Making Longer, Making Shorter

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

First, Ahmed used interlocking cubes to make a rod four cubes long:

How many cubes did he need to make a rod twice the length of that one?
How many cubes did he need to make one three times the length?
How many cubes did he need to make one four times the length?
How many cubes did he need to make a rod half the length of his first one?
How many cubes did he need to make a rod a quarter of the length of his first one?

These rods are the ones Ahmed made:

Which one is twice the length of Ahmed's first rod?
Which one is three times the length?
Which one is four times the length?
Which one is half the length of his first rod?
Which one is a quarter of the length of his first rod?
Which one is the same length as his first rod?