# Archives for "March, 2010"

## Resource of the Week: Pairs that make 20

This week it is a page from our year 2 worksheets which looks at pairs of numbers which make 20. Before doing this children should be confident with, and know by heart, all pairs of numbers which make 10. Once they know these, pairs that make 20 becomes easy; just one of each pair is […]

## Year 1 Maths worksheet: Handling data and sorting shapes

One of the earliest stages of data handling is to be able to sort and a lot of practical work can be done, such as tidying up a drawer of pens, pencils, paper clips etc. The next stage is to be able to record the results and here we have a simple page where the […]

## Year 6 Maths: Fractions

This is the second page where we look at questions such as: ‘How many sixths make two and a half?’ Children need to know that there are six sixths in one whole one and also need to understand equivalent fractions and that a half is equivalent to three sixths. Many children fail to grasp this […]

## Coming soon: Fractions, handling data and multiples

A real mixed bag of pages coming up next week. We will post the second page where we look at questions such as: ‘How many sixths make two and a half?’ Children need to know that there are six sixths in one whole one and also need to understand equivalent fractions and that a half […]

## Year 5 maths worksheet: Percentages

A straightforward introduction to finding 10% off multiples of 10p up to a pound. This can be done in two stages: Firstly: find 10% of the total. As these are all multiples of ten this is straightforward – just divide the amount by 10. eg 10% of 50p is 5p Secondly: subtract from the original […]

## Resource of the Week: Decimals that make 10

Here we have mental arithmetic maths worksheet on decimals, most suitable for Year 5. This page looks at pairs of decimals that make 10. Once again there are several ways of tackling these questions. One way is to add on from the smaller number, firstly, the tenths to make the next whole number, and then […]

## Year 4 maths worksheet: Division with remainders

Here is another page where the remainders from division are written as fractions. Children need a good knowledge of tables to work out the division ‘in their heads’ and this is probably best suited to Year 4, aged8/9+ years old. The remainder goes on the top line (numerator) and the bottom number (denominator) is the […]

## Year 1 3D shape worksheet

The best way to learn about 3D shapes is to handle them but it is also important to recognise drawings of them on paper. Four shapes which children should be familiar with are the cube, cuboid, cylinder and cone. here we have a page which asks children to recognise these shapes and colour them accordingly. […]

## Coming soon: 3D shape, division with remainders and percentages

A real cross section of resources coming up next week. To start with we have a 3D shape page for year 1. The best way to learn about 3D shapes is to handle them but it is also important to recognise drawings of them on paper. Four shapes which children should be familiar with are […]

## Calculator game: Multiples of 2

This is a harder version of the 2x table calculator game, published earlier in that the grid has larger multiples of 2. All you need is the grid, some counters or cubes and a calculator. Set the calculator up as a 2x table answer machine by keying in 2, x, x, =, 0 and then […]

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