Cutting up a whole piece of paper into different parts.
Creating a whole soccer team, two whole teams, half of the field, talking about half time.
What fraction of the food is meat?
This student was showing me that 1/2 + 1/2 = 1 whole. She then asked what if we use 'x' (multiplication)? This really intrigued her and she went to ask another student. He shrugged! I wrote this on the board to reflect on in our next lesson. A hard concept to understand (I must admit I had to google it!), but it reinforces what can happen when you let kids inquire and explore in maths.