# 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

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