Multiplication and Division-Numerical Patterns
Halving and Sharing
Today you will be learning about halving and sharing. You will learn the idea of half as being of one of 2 equal parts.
Have a bowl of strawberries. You are going to share them into 2 equal groups so there will be half for you and half for your grown up. Put a handful straight onto each plate without counting- make sure one plate has much more strawberries than the other. Is that fair? How can you share the strawberries equally?
Now listen to the story of The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins