Grade 234 R

Grade 234 R at Malmsbury Primary School

October 14, 2013
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Fractions

This week Grade 1/2 will be learning about fractions. Students began to represent fractions by folding paper into equal parts. Shaylee and Bella explained remembered these two important concepts after our maths lesson today:

“I learnt that fractions have to have equal parts. If they don’t have equal parts it’s not a fraction.” Shaylee

“The more parts you fold, the smaller they get.” Bella

Where have you seen examples of fractions outside the classroom?

August 10, 2011
by malmsburyps
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Fractions

This week Grade 1/2 are learning about fractions and division in maths. Today we used the number of hits or misses out of a number of tries at something as an example of fractions. Students had a go at quoits, a tennis ball bouncing game and rock, paper, scissors. After playing they showed their fractions and wrote about them.

Francis wrote: In the coights I got 0 out of 10. In rock, paper, scissors I won 5 out of 6. In the bouncing game I got 0 out of 5.

Tahlia wrote: In the bouncing game I got 1 out of 5 tries. In rock, paper, scissors I won 1 out of 6. In coights, I got 0 out of 10 throws.

Jack wrote: In the bouncing game I got 0 out of 5. In rock, paper, scissors I won 1 out of 6. In coights I hit 0 out of 10.

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