Year 2 Exploring Fractions: The King's Chocolate Bars

Year 2 Exploring Fractions: The King's Chocolate Bars

WOW Lesson

This lesson helps children understand and explore simple fractions through the use of story and Cuisenaire/Number Rods. The lesson flows with the help of a consistent story narrative and includes a problem-solving investigation alongside plenty of opportunities for reasoning. One of the most powerful ways of engaging children in learning is by using story and context. This is supported by concrete resources and pictorial representations. This lesson uses all these tools to help children develop their understanding of fractions and fractions of a quantity.

Key Stage 1

Year 2

  • Mathematics
  • Number – fractions
  • recognise, find, name and write fractions 1/3 , 1/4 , 2/4 and 3/4 of a length, shape, set of objects or quantity
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