# Math Practice Topic: Halves Thirds and Quarters

 Description: Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths. Recognize that equal shares of identical wholes need not have the same shape. Adaptive Learning Progression: Starts with vocabulary, then moves to equivalence, then comparison. Start using MathScore for free

## Sample Levels (out of 4)

Pick the best description.

 1 is None these 1 whole 1 half 2 halves 1 third 2 thirds 3 thirds 1 fourth/quarter 2 fourths/quarters 3 fourths/quarters 4 fourths/quarters of 2 is None these 1 whole 1 half 2 halves 1 third 2 thirds 3 thirds 1 fourth/quarter 2 fourths/quarters 3 fourths/quarters 4 fourths/quarters of 3 is None these 1 whole 1 half 2 halves 1 third 2 thirds 3 thirds 1 fourth/quarter 2 fourths/quarters 3 fourths/quarters 4 fourths/quarters of 4 is None these 1 whole 1 half 2 halves 1 third 2 thirds 3 thirds 1 fourth/quarter 2 fourths/quarters 3 fourths/quarters 4 fourths/quarters of 5 is None these 1 whole 1 half 2 halves 1 third 2 thirds 3 thirds 1 fourth/quarter 2 fourths/quarters 3 fourths/quarters 4 fourths/quarters of

 1 Are these the same amount or different?        same        different 2 Are these the same amount or different?        same        different 3 Are these the same amount or different?        same        different 4 Are these the same amount or different?        same        different 5 Are these the same amount or different?        same        different

 1 1 whole 2 thirds Which is more?        1 whole        2 thirds        They are the same 2 2 halves 3 quarters (3 fourths) Which is more?        2 halves        3 quarters (3 fourths)        They are the same 3 3 quarters (3 fourths) 1 whole Which is more?        3 quarters (3 fourths)        1 whole        They are the same 4 2 halves 4 quarters (4 fourths) Which is more?        2 halves        4 quarters (4 fourths)        They are the same 5 1 half 1 whole Which is more?        1 half        1 whole        They are the same