# N2/E2.1

Read, write and compare in words and figures, halves and quarters of quantities
(a) Know the words half, quarter and the symbols: 1/2 1/4
(b) Understand that two halves make one whole
(c) Understand that four quarters make one whole
(d) Understand that two quarters and one half are equivalent

## Fraction diagrams

A simplified worksheet which covers labelling fractions, writing the words and a practical exercise in estimating eg: Mark 1/2 cup etc. Uses fractions commonly found in recipes and other practical situations. Ideal for, and mapped to, Functional Maths.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Maths
N2/E2.1
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
N2/E3.1
N2/E2.2

## Recipe fractions

A worksheet which gives students practice in naming and calculating the fractions most often seen in recipes. 1/2, 1/3 cup etc.
This worksheet can be accompanied with a ‘hands on’ exercise. eg: measuring 1/2, 3/4 cup of rice etc. You need: a tray, a marked measuring cup, a cup and a jar of rice or other suitable medium.
Ideal for, and mapped to, Entry 2 and 3 Adult numeracy and Functional Maths.

Level
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
Maths
N2/E2.1
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
N2/E3.6
N2/E3.1
N2/E2.2
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

## Sandwich fractions

A gentle introduction to equivalent fractions. Worksheets to be used in conjunction with BBC Skillswise online activities.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Maths
N2/E2.1
N2/E3.2
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

## Pizza fractions

Name and shade in fractions, simple equivalents, practical questions.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Maths
N2/E2.1
N2/E3.2
N2/E2.2
N2/E3.1
Context
Catering Food Nutrition

## Fraction wall - equivalents

Card based activities, overhead transparency (or display on interactive whiteboard), teaching ideas and question bank.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Maths
N2/E2.1
N2/E3.2
N2/E3.1
N2/L1.1