This week the children have been learning about fractions. They are expected to understand how to write a fraction such as a half, a quarter and a third. We have looked at fractions of amounts and fractions of shapes. This concept is still a little confusing for them. You can support your child at home by reminding them that the bottom number of the fraction shows how the whole has been divided up. For example 4 if it was split in 4 equal parts. The top number tells you how many pieces you are talking about. For example I ate 3 quarters of a pizza:



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