- Video Plus: Megamaths: Fractions Alternative
A five-part unit of the maths series, which introduces a new format and characters designed to help children get to grips with fractions. Features a character called Fraction Man, `Sports stand' sequences, games, animation graphics, sketches and songs. A series of real-life situations provides the class the opportunity to understand the processes and patterns behind fractions. The programmes demonstrate "sharing" with shapes, objects and numbers, and make links to multiplication and division facts. Simple equivalence is introduced and reinforced across all programmes. The titles and themes are: Halves and quarters; Halves, quarters and eighths; Thirds and sixths; Tenths: decimals.