Archives for "May, 2010"

Posted by Peter on 17th May 2010

What’s New: Year 4 Multiplication

What have we got today? It’s the second in our multiplying by 3, 4, 6, 8 and 10 worksheets, suitable for year 4 children or those who are beginning to know their tables. The best way to learn tables is to recite them out loud eg ‘4 times 3 is 12, then shorten it to,  […]

Posted by Peter on 14th May 2010

Coming soon: tables, calculator game and probability

What have we got next week? we have the second in our multiplying by 3, 4, 6, 8 and 10 worksheets, suitable for year 4 children or those who are beginning to know their tables. The best way to learn tables is to recite them out loud eg ‘4 times 3 is 12, then shorten […]

Posted by Peter on 13th May 2010

Free maths worksheet: Solve word problems

Children often find word problems very tricky, partly because they are unsure of what calculations to carry out to reach the solution. This page has a small number of word problems, but it asks for the working out to be shown and what calculation needs doing eg addition. The first two questions require only a […]

Posted by Peter on 12th May 2010

Resource of the week: adding 29, 39 etc

Once children are really secure and confident with adding 9 to a 2-digit number they can quickly catch on to how to add 19, 29 etc.  Once again the process is the same: add the nearest whole ten and then subtract 1. Once this has been mastered similar techniques can be used to add 2-digit […]

Posted by Peter on 11th May 2010

Year 1 maths worksheet: Money investigation

This is a nice mini investigation using coins for children who are familiar with coins and counting. A yoyo costs 8p, but how many different ways are there of paying using 1p, 2p and 5p coins? Suitable for Year 1 children it is a good idea to have a selection of these coins handy so […]

Posted by Peter on 10th May 2010

Year 5 maths worksheet: Rounding to the nearest thousand (2)

This is a follow up page to our earlier worksheet on rounding for year 5 children.When rounding to the nearest thousand the key digit is the hundreds digit. If it is 5 or more round up to the next whole thousand. If it is less than 5 then take away the hundreds tens and units […]

Posted by Peter on 8th May 2010

Year 6 Maths worksheet: Square numbers (2)

Here we have a follow up page for the year 6 maths worksheet on square numbers published on Thursday. Further practice at remembering square numbers and using this knowledge to work out square numbers of multiples of 10. Know and use square numbers (2) Download “Know And Use Square Numbers_2”File Size: 47.62 KB

Posted by Peter on 7th May 2010

Coming soon: rounding, counting investigation and word problems

Next week we will have another page suitable for Year 5 children on rounding.When rounding to the nearest thousand the key digit is the hundreds digit. If it is 5 or more round up to the next whole thousand. If it is less than 5 then take away the hundreds tens and units and leave […]

Posted by Peter on 6th May 2010

Year 6: Know and use square numbers

By Year 6 children are expected to know the square of numbers up to at least 10. This page provides some revision of this together with some extension work on finding square numbers of multiples of 10. Care needs to be taken when finding these. For example, because 50 is 5 x 10, the square […]

Posted by Peter on 5th May 2010

Resource of the Week: Counting on in threes

Number squares can be a great way to show some of the fantastic and fascinating patterns that numbers can make. We are used to the 10 by 10 number square but, of course, they can be any size and the different sizes can create different patterns when counting on. For example, the first number square […]