Sunday, 20 September 2015

How much cake?

We have been learning all about fractions and what a fraction is. We decided that a fraction is fair. It needs to be the same shape, same size or the same number. 
We have also been doing loads of thinking and problem solving in our maths. We think problem solving is hard but we are very proud of our learning!

WALT: find the fractions of sets and shapes.
Success Criteria
  • I can use what I know to solve problems
  • I can use a picture to show my thinking
  • I can use materials to show my thinking
  • My shares are fair (the same shape, same size or the same number)

How I am going

I can use what I know to solve problems
Kerri thinks



I can use a picture to show my thinking
Kerri thinks



I can use materials to show my thinking
Kerri thinks



My shares are fair (the same shape, same size or the same number)
Kerri thinks



Reflection

My favourite part was: thinking about how I was going to work out the answer.

It was really hard when: I had to try to work out what a quarter is because it's quite tricky.

Something that really helped me was: I used the teddy bears to help me figure the answer out.

Something new I learned was: how to work out thirds but it's still tricky.

Kerri Thinks
You have a clear understanding of 'half and not half' and have used this understanding to help you with other fractions. You share your ideas in the group and use materials to show your thinking. 
Remember when problem solving, slow down and think about what the question is asking and then think about what you already know. Lots of thinking and drawing pictures can help you solve tricky problems.

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