# Lesson 7 Make Halves, Thirds, and Fourths

Let’s make halves, thirds, and fourths or quarters.

## Warm-up Which One Doesn’t Belong: Compare Equal Pieces

Which one doesn’t belong?

## Activity 1 Fold Equal Pieces

Fold the rectangle to make 2 equal pieces and cut them out.

Each piece is called a .

Compare with your partner. Tell how you know the pieces are equal.

Fold the rectangle to make 4 equal pieces and cut them out.

Each piece is called a .

Compare with your partner. Tell how you know the pieces are equal.

Fold the rectangle to make 3 equal pieces and cut them out.

Each piece is called a .

Compare with your partner. Tell how you know the pieces are equal.

## Activity 2 That’s Not It

Noah is looking for examples of circles that have been partitioned into halves, thirds, or fourths.

Put an X on the

**2**circles in each row that are*not*examples.halves

fourths

thirds

Explain why each of the shapes you marked is not an example of halves, fourths, or thirds.

Partition this circle into thirds.

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

Andre drew this picture and said each part of the square is a fourth. Do you agree with Andre? Explain.

Partition the square into 4 equal parts in a different way.