Geometric Pictures of One Half

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A learning task that involves creative ways of thinking permits children to use paper models as a way to visualize the fraction one-half. Learners can fold or cut their models in such a way that the unshaded regions, and shaded regions of the figures are equal halves. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • The hands-on activity can be extended by having pupils create their own geometric representations of one-half, and comparing with a classmate 
  • Can also be used as an assessment
Classroom Considerations

  • Students should have cutting skills

  • Solution sheet included

  • None
Common Core