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# Fractions Unpacked - Starting Points

### Early Fraction Development

### Fair Feast

### Paper Halving

### What Do You See Here?

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The article and tasks below form part of our Fractions Unpacked Feature.

They offer some starting points to explore with your class, which are applicable to a range of ages. The tasks provide a chance for meaningful mathematical discussion and sharing of current understanding, in addition to offering opportunities to challenge misconceptions.

They offer some starting points to explore with your class, which are applicable to a range of ages. The tasks provide a chance for meaningful mathematical discussion and sharing of current understanding, in addition to offering opportunities to challenge misconceptions.

Age 5 to 11

An article describing activities which will help develop young children's concept of fractions.

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

Here is a picnic that Petros and Michael are going to share equally. Can you tell us what each of them will have?

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

In how many ways can you halve a piece of A4 paper? How do you know they are halves?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

An activity for teachers to initiate that adds to learners' developing understanding of fractions.

Age 7 to 14

Challenge Level

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?