**Fraction – Diagnostic Interview**

3.1.10 Assessment used to inform future learning experiences |

** ****Area model - continuous ***(partitioning)*

**1. Can you cut this circle to show me a quarter? What about a third? ***(ES1 & S1) (4.1.2 practical task)*

*2. What fractions are shown in this shape? **(partitioning)*

3. Using the play dough, how many different ways can you show one quarter? *(4.1.2 open-ended)*

**Comparing fractions**

**4. Which is larger, ½ or ¼? Can you draw something to explain how you know? (***4.1.2 *drawn response)

**Discrete model (number) ***(4.1.2 verbal response)*

5. This is one quarter of the lollies. How many lollies in the whole bag?

6. What fraction of the lollies is green?

**Linear model (measurement)**

**7. Can you fold this strip of paper to show me one-fifth? (***4.1.2 *practical task)

8. Now show me three-fifths of the strip

9. Can you fold this piece of paper into thirds? How about sixths? *(splitting)*

**Linear model (number line)**

*10. *On the number line, can you locate ¼? Now show me ¾. *(partitioning)*

11. How about 2 2/3?

12. Can you start from 0 and count by 1/3? (*4.1.2 *verbal response)

**Re-unitising **(*4.1.2 *drawn responses)

13. How could we share 3 pizzas between 6 people? Draw your answer.

14. Now share 6 pancakes among 8 people. Draw your answer.

**Multiplicative Structure (Stage 3)** (*4.1.2 *verbal response)

**15. Which is smaller, 2/3 or 3/5? Can you draw your answer and write an explanation? **

16. Which two fractions are equal? Circle them. 1/2, 4/6, 3/6, 1/4

17. 1/4 = 3/12. Is this true? How do you know?

18. 16/5 = 3 2/10. Is this true? How do you know?

19. A) Minus 2/12 from 2/3 B) Add 2 1/6 and 2/6 together (*4.1.2 *closed-ended)

20. There are 5 cups that are two-fifths full. How many full cups are there altogether?