# What do Grade 1 learners understand about fractions?

## What do Grade 1 learners understand about fractions?

A fraction shows the number of equal parts that make up a whole. Below is an example of a fraction. The top number is called the numerator. It tells us the number of parts that we have.

**How do you explain a fraction to Year 1?**

In Year 1, your child will learn that fractions are about sharing. They will think about fractions as a part of one object or as part of a group of objects, focusing on halves and quarters.

**What is a fraction for kids?**

A fraction is a part of a whole number, and a way to split up a number into equal parts. It is written as the number of equal parts being counted, called the numerator, over the number of parts in the whole, called the denominator. These numbers are separated by a line.

### What are the best activities for a first grader?

Activities for first grade include games like nursery rhyme mad libs, bowling for addition, and sandwich bag explosion. Activities like these allow first graders to be engaged while having a good time.

**What is a fraction worksheet?**

Basic fraction worksheets help kids to develop skills in identifying fraction from a whole, pictorial understanding of fractions, numerator and denominator, shade the figures to represent a fraction and more. It also contains interactive pdfs for kids of kindergarten through grade 4.

**What is a third grade fraction?**

3rd grade fractions. This is a Common Core Standards-based fractions unit. This fraction unit is designed to stand alone and can be taught at any time during the year, and can be combined with any curriculum.

#### What are math drills?

Math drills are sets of math questions that help students improve their accuracy and speed. Usually a math drill is on a particular topic, though it’s possible to create math drills with a mixture of topics.