# Fractions. Division of shapes into different fractions.

**Subject : **

Mathematics

**Term :**

First Term

**Week:**

Week 4

**Class :**

Primary 3/ Basic 3

**Previous lesson : **

The pupils have previous knowledge of how to order numbers by making use of greater than or less than

**Topic :**

Fractions. Division of shapes into different fractions.

**Behavioural objectives :**

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

- Say the meaning of fraction
- Recognize and point out or circle fractions
- Understand the concept of fractional parts of a whole number
- Write out the fractional parts of whole shapes that have been cut out or shaded

**Instructional Materials :**

- Wall charts
- Pictures
- Related Online Video
- Flash Cards
- Lagos state scheme of work on Mathematics
- TextBooks
- Workbooks

**Methods of Teaching :**

- Class Discussion
- Group Discussion
- Asking Questions
- Explanation
- Role Modelling
- Role Delegation

**Reference Materials :**

- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- Textbooks
- Workbooks
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
- Workbooks

**Content :**

A fraction is a part of a whole number. It is used to show how many parts a whole number, shape or item is divided into. A fraction is also one or more parts of a whole, which is divided into a number of equal parts. The upper number is the numerator and is the part of the equally divided parts of a whole, the number that is down is the denominator and is equally divided parts of a whole.

⅟2 means 1 part out of a whole, which is divided into 2 equal parts.

⅟4 means 1 part out of a whole, which is divided into 4 equal parts.

3∕4 means 3 parts out of a whole, which is divided into 4 equal parts.

2/3 – the upper number is the numerator, the lower number is the denominator

Presentation

The topic is presented step by step

Step 1 : The class teacher introduces the new topic

Step 2 : The class teacher allows the pupils to be ask questions.

Step 3 : The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions

Evaluation :

Draw fractions to show the following

1/2

1/3

2/3

1/5

2/5

**Assignment**

Prepare for the next lesson by reading about the addition of two digit