Y1 Maths

Year 1 Halving a Quantity

This Year 1 Halving a Quantity lesson covers the prior learning of sharing equally, before moving onto the main skill of halving a quantity.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. 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 sharing equally, before moving onto the main skill of halving a quantity. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Modelling PowerPoint

Modelling PowerPoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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Lesson Slides

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 Half of Amounts Video Tutorial, Katie shows pupils how to use counters to find a half. She uses key vocabulary including whole and half. This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of sharing equally, before moving onto the main skill of halving a quantity.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Sharing Equally Game aims to support pupils' basic knowledge of division.

2 Practical Activities

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Supporting Activity

Supporting Activity

This halving a quantity supporting activities sheet contains suggestions for additional tasks you might wish to use to support pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the lesson.

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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 a quantity.

2 Varied Fluency

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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 count in 10s.

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

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

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Halving a Quantity Game aims to support pupils' understanding of fractions.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 1 Halving a Quantity Maths Challenge checks pupils' ability to halve a group of objects.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This Fractions Consolidation Year 1 resource will help your pupils consolidate their understanding of Summer Block 1: Fractions.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Summer week 5 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets