# Connect division with finding a fraction of a quantity to find parts and wholes

I can calculate the value of a part and a whole by connecting division knowledge with finding a fraction of a quantity.

# Connect division with finding a fraction of a quantity to find parts and wholes

I can calculate the value of a part and a whole by connecting division knowledge with finding a fraction of a quantity.

## Slide deck

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- The whole can be a set of objects.
- Calculating the value of a part, is the same as dividing the whole by the number of equal parts.
- The denominator tells us the number of equal parts in the whole.
- Drawing a bar model supports us to visualise the problem.
- Times table and division facts help us to find a fraction of a set of objects.

### Common misconception

Children may struggle to make the connection between division and finding a fraction of a quantity.

Support children to see that the denominator of a unit fraction tells us how many equal parts the whole has been divided into and that that is the same as the divisor.

### Keywords

Divide - When we divide, we split something into equal parts or groups. We use the ÷ symbol to mean divide.

### Licence

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## Video

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## Worksheet

## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

12

20

24

32

80

6

5

7

3

10

## Exit quiz

### 6 Questions

24 ÷ 2

24 ÷ 4

24 ÷ 8

30 ÷ 5

30 ÷ 10

9

4

3

6