2nd Grade Fractions and Partitioning Shapes
Common Core Standards
Geometry
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.G.A.3
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.
Geometry
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.G.A.3
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.
Key Vocabulary:
 Halves (mitades)
 Thirds (Tercios)
 Quarters/Fourths (Cuartos)
 Equal Parts/Shares (Partes Iguales)
 Fractions are part of a whole (Fracciones son partes de un entero)

