Another short (1:22) video explaining that 1/2 is one of two equal parts, with examples from gardens. This concept is demonstrated by physically dragging one object over the other to see if the sizes are the exact same. Other examples include splitting a deer into two parts (weird), dividing six blankets into two equal shares…

This two-minute animated video defines the terms ‘denominator’ and ‘numerator’. It also gives examples of comparing fractions using shapes, how much work each person has done and that stereotypical fraction example – pizza. Students are introduced to adding fractions with like denominators.

## Video: Is One Half Fair?

Another short (1:22) video explaining that 1/2 is one of two equal parts, with examples from gardens. This concept is demonstrated by physically dragging one object over the other to see if the sizes are the exact same. Other examples include splitting a deer into two parts (weird), dividing six blankets into two equal shares…

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