# Archives for "November, 2007"

## Free Y5 maths worksheets: Revise understanding subtraction

Subtraction is non-commutative.

When a larger number is subtracted from a smaller number, the answer is negative.

## Free Y4 maths worksheets: Understand subtraction

By year 4 expectations are rising as children’s understanding and knowledge increases. The Primary Framework for Mathematics suggests that children should be able to read, write and understand the following words: Take away subtract how many are left? how much less? difference between, how much more? how many more to make? decrease, inverse and the […]

## Free Y3 maths worksheets: Understand subtraction

The work on subtraction facts in year 3 is very similar to that in year 2. Constant practice and re-inforcement is necessary if children are going to become quick in their responses – the numbers do not necessarily have to be larger, but a more rapid answer should be expected. A similar list of words […]

## Free Y2 maths worksheets: Take whole tens

a number line is really useful for helping children gain confidence with subtraction.

## Free Y1 maths worksheets: Understand subtraction

take away, subtract, how many are left, less than, what is the difference between, more than.

## Free Y6 maths worksheets: Multi-step operations

Just one maths worksheet with just 8 questions, but be warned this might prove to be tricky for most 10 or 11 years old children. At least two operations are needed to find the answer, and as I have said before this causes most children a fair amount or difficulty. This is where logical thinking […]

## Free Y5 maths worksheets: Choose the operation and method

Very similar to the year 4 worksheets on the same subject, this re-inforces and emphasises the importance of being able to explain the methods used to reach an answer. In the ‘Operation’ box the child should put whether to add, subtract, multiply or divide. The ‘Method’ refers to whether it was done mentally, with paper […]

## Free Y4 maths worksheets: Choose the operation and method

Which operation is involved in word problems

Whether calculations should be done mentally or with pen and paper.

How to explain and record the operations used in solving the problem.

## Maths game: Counting mice (counting up to 5)

The mice are escaping with the cheese? How many can you see? The final maths game (for the moment) in our series of counting up to 5. (Either JavaScript is not active or you are using an old version of Adobe Flash Player. Please install the newest Flash Player.)

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