# 4. Partition Shapes : Halves and Fourths

Identify 2 and 4 equal partitions as halves and fourths and an undivided shape as a whole. **Partition Shapes : Halves and Fourths Worksheet** also focuses on the relationship between a whole and a half/fourth. For example, a whole is expressed as 2 halves or 4 fourths.

### Common Core Alignment

**1.G.3**Partition circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters, and use the phrases half of, fourth of, and quarter of. Describe the whole as two of, or four of the shares. Understand for these examples that decomposing into more equal shares creates smaller shares.