**Fractions**

**Warm Up** - Practise your multiplication with the 'Maths Fishing' game - click the link below and select one of the Y2 levels to play

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/306/Maths-Fishing-Multiplication

**Main Lesson** - Today we are going to learn about fractions.

Find an object in your house that a grown u doesn't mind you cutting up. Food items are usually good like an apple or a slice of bread.

I want you to cut your item straight down the middle!

You have cut a **whole** object into 2 halves! Each piece is called **1 half. **

These are what we call **fractions**!

Click on the link below and watch the video clip called 'What are fractions?'

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z3rbg82/articles/zq2yfrd

### What is a fraction?

A fraction tells you how many parts of a **whole** you have. Let's take a look at some different fractions.

When you divide something into two equal parts, each part is called a **half**.

When you divide a whole object into four equal parts, each part is called a **quarter**.

Click on the link below to play the 'Karate Cats' game - select fractions and bronze level

https://www.bbc.co.uk/games/embed/karate-cats-2?exitGameUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fbbc.co.uk%2Fbitesize%2Farticles%2Fzf4sscw

Now complete the sorting activity below on halves and quarters -

Have fun guys

and don't forget to e-mail your work to your class teacher