Y1 Maths

Year 1 Halving Shapes or Objects

[pThis Year 1 Halving Shapes or Objects lesson covers the prior learning of recognising 2D shapes, before moving onto the main skill of halving shapes or objects.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 1: (1F1a) Recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity

Mathematics Year 1 (1M1): Compare, describe and solve practical problems for lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half]

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of recognising 2D shapes, before moving onto the main skill of halving shapes or objects. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

In this Find a Half Video Tutorial, Katie shows pupils how to use shapes to identify a half. She uses key vocabulary including part, whole and half.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of recognising 2D shapes, before moving onto the main skill of halving shapes or objects.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 2D Shapes Game aims to support pupils' knowledge of shape.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency questions and a reasoning or problem solving task for pupils to practise the main skill of halving shapes or objects.

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Practical Activities

Practical Activities

These practical activities include tasks covering a range of provision areas for pupils to practise the main skill of halving shapes or objects.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Halving Shapes or Objects Game checks pupils' understanding of recognising if a shape or object has been split into two equal parts.

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Extension

This halving shapes or objects extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the halving shapes or objects lesson.

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This Year 1 Halving Shapes or Objects Maths Challenge checks pupils' ability to halve shapes or objects.