Worksheet: Halves of Circles and Rectangles

In this worksheet, we will practice dividing rectangles and circles into two equal parts, describing each part using the word half, and telling the number of halves in a whole.

Q1:

One half of this shape has been shaded.

Complete: There are halves in the whole shape.

Q2:

Pick a shape that has one half coloured.

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q3:

Pick one way to divide a rectangle into halves.

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q4:

Here is half of a circle.

Which piece do you need to make a whole circle?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q5:

Here is a shape.

The shape is divided into equal parts.

  • A3
  • B4
  • C2

One- of the shape is shaded.

  • Ahalf
  • Bquarter

Q6:

Which figures have one-half shaded?

  • A (a)
  • B (a) and (b)
  • C (a), (b), (c), and (d)
  • D (a), (b), and (d)

Q7:

Which figures have one-half shaded?

  • A(a)
  • B(a), (b)
  • C(a), (b), (c), (d)
  • D(a), (b), (d)

Q8:

Which figures have one-half shaded?

  • A(a)
  • B(a), (b), (d)
  • C(a), (b), (c), (d)
  • D(a), (d)

Q9:

Which figures have one-half shaded?

  • A(a)
  • B(c), (d)
  • C(a), (b), (c), (d)
  • D(a), (c), (d)

Q10:

Which figures have one-half shaded?

  • A (a)
  • B (a), (b), (d)
  • C (a), (b), (c), (d)
  • D(a), (d)

Q11:

James is going to share his sandwich with a friend.

They will each get one-half of the sandwich. Which picture shows this?

  • A
  • B
  • C