N2/E2.2

Find halves and quarters of small numbers of items or shapes
(a) Understand the connection between a half of and share (or divide) into two equal groups or parts
(b) Understand the connection between one quarter of and share (or divide) into four equal groups or parts
(c) Know halves of even numbers to 20

My class of adult learners were struggling to associate fractions with real world scenarios so I created this worksheet based on honest situations.
The questions are diverse in difficulty from Entry level 2 to Level 2 making it a good worksheet as a starter or revision.
Editor’s note
With curriculum mapping and answers

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
N2/L2.3
N2/L1.2
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
N2/E3.6
N2/E3.1
N2/E2.2
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service
Business & Money management

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

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

A very useful set of revision questions covering place value, simple fractions & percentages, number patterns, times tables and more .

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Maths
N2/E3.2
N2/E2.2
N2/E3.6
N1/E3.5
AN N1/E2.2
AN N1/E3.1 place value <1000, odd / even, count in 10s /100s

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

Great card game for Entry 2 with full instructions, question bank and alternative games.

Level
Entry Level 2
Maths
N2/E2.2
N1/E2.5