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# Exploring Fractions with 1st & 2nd class Learning Path

By PDST

This learning path, suitable for 1st & 2nd class, supports the exploration of the Fractions strand through a series of challenges, tasks and activities.
5 resources in this Learning Path

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### Fractions: Teacher's Manual

http://www.pdst.ie/sites/default/fi...ns%20Teacher%20Handbook%20FINAL.pdf Added: 17 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Lesson Plan / Other

A guide to teaching and learning fractions in Irish primary schools from PDST. Very comprehensive resource.

1-2 3-4 5-6 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Asset type: Document
Language: English , Gaeilge
Special Needs:

2

### Introduction to Fractions - Khan Academy

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/ar...w-fractions-intro/v/fraction-basics Added: 23 Mar 2020 Contributor: Kathleen Byrne Resource type: Demonstration / Presentation

Sal divides wholes into equal-sized pieces to create unit fractions.

1-2 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Asset type: Video
Language: English
Special Needs:

3

### Fractions: Paper Folding

https://topdrawer.aamt.edu.au/Fract.../Number-of-parts-only/Paper-folding Added: 23 Mar 2020 Contributor: Kathleen Byrne Resource type: Guide/notes / Other

Students explore folding paper shapes into equal parts and labelling the parts with written fractions.Suitable for in school or at home.

1-2 3-4 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Suggestions for use: Paper folding activities in school & at home. For indiviudals, groups & whole class.

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

4

### Paper Halving - Nrich

https://nrich.maths.org/13059 Added: 23 Mar 2020 Contributor: Kathleen Byrne Resource type: Guide/notes / Other

In how many different ways can you halve an A4 sheet of paper? This activity offers free exploration that can help children with their development of the concepts associated with fractions.

1-2 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Special Needs:

5

### Geoboard

https://www.mathlearningcenter.org/web-apps/geoboard/ Added: 19 Oct 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

A site where students make and manipulate angles, triangles and rectangles using a geoboard and virtual rubber bands.

1-2 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Fractions

Asset type: Online Resource
Special Needs:

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