Archives for "November, 2008"

Posted by Peter on 10th November 2008

Free maths worksheet: subtracting a single digit from a teen

Free subtraction worksheet from Here is a maths worksheets concentrating on mental methods of subtracting a single digit from a teen. Much work needs to be done with subtracting from 10 before moving on to this. There are really two types of question with these which demand different mental approaches. The first type:  eg  […]

Posted by Peter on 7th November 2008

Kipper’s Toybox by Mick Inkpen

Kipper’s Toybox by Mick Inkpen Kipper’s Toybox (Kipper) If you are looking for a great book to help with early counting then Kipper’s Toybox is a must. Kipper is a cheeky little puppy who is concerned that somebody or something is nibbling a hole in his toybox and that his toys might not be safe. […]

Posted by Peter on 6th November 2008

News: Memory 4 Teachers

News from memory 4 teachers! I know that a lot of the readers of this blog are teachers, so, if you are a teacher in the UK you might have heard about the Memory 4 Teachers project. The project has been developed, in association with LEAs and Teacher Unions, to support teachers and educators […]

Posted by Peter on 5th November 2008

Free maths worksheets: standard written methods of subtraction

Standard written methods of subtraction worksheets from Written methods of subtraction often cause problems for children and it is important to state that a good mental knowledge of numbers is essential if written methods are going to be grasped successfully. In the UK the standard method of subtraction is often known as decomposition. It […]

Posted by Peter on 4th November 2008

Number Day 2008

Mathsblog supports Number Day 2008 December 4th. . Number Day 2008 is just a month away! Teachers, if your school is not already taking part then why not download your free Number Day Resource Pack? You should already have been sent a pack through the post. Parents: why not ask your school to take part? […]

Posted by Peter on 3rd November 2008

Free Y6 maths worksheet: reflective symmetry

Free Y6 maths worksheet: reflective symmetry from By the end of year 6 children should know and be able to read, write and use the following quite tricky words: Mirror line,  line of symmetry,  line symmetry,  symmetrical,  reflect,  reflection,  translation, axis of symmetry, reflective symmetry. Also they should be able to test for symmetry […]