# Archives for "July, 2010"

## Year 3 maths worksheet: Make 12 investigation

Here we have a rather nice number investigation for Year 3. Using exactly 5 of the cards, how many ways can 12 be made? It is probably a good idea to cut out the cards, or make your own, to make it much easier to move the numbers around to make the number sentences. As […]

## Year 5 maths worksheet: ratio and proportion

This is our second page on ratio and proportion, an area of maths which is less well covered than the traditional four rules but nevertheless involves key concepts. An important part of this page is to be able to show the ratios in the simplest form. This process is similar to showing fractions in their […]

## Coming soon: Make 12 investigation, ratio and decimals

With the summer holidays nearly upon us we have a rather nice number investigation for Year 3. Using exactly 5 of the cards, how many ways can 12 be made? As with all of these mini investigations children need to be encouraged to work in a well organised, ordered way rather than haphazardly. We will […]

## Calculator game: 6x table

The six times table is one of the hardest to learn, but here is another in our calculator games sequence which will help reinforce the table. Remember the idea is to choose a number on the board and then work out which number multiplied by 6 will make the chosen number. This can be found […]

## Resource of the Week: know pairs that make 20

Here we have a straightforward maths worksheet on knowing pairs of numbers that add up to twenty. This is suitable for year 2 children or those who are already very confident with knowing pairs of numbers that make ten. If these facts are not known there are several ways of working the answers out, including: […]

## Year 5 maths worksheet: ratio and proportion

This can be quite a tricky subject for children to fully understand. If there are 6 yellow cubes and four blue cubes we can say that the ratio of yellow to blue is 6 to 4. This can be simplified to 3 to 2. The proportion is usually written as a fraction of the whole […]

## Year 3 maths worksheet: Counting back

This is the second page of revising counting back in whole tens from any 2-digit or 3-digit number. Some children still find this difficult, especially when it involves crossing a hundreds boundary. If children do find this hard it is well worthwhile going back to a large number square and making sure that they are […]

## Ratio and proportion, counting back and calculator game

We sometimes take for granted that children can count without any problems. Unfortunately, this is often not the case. Next week we publish the second page of revising counting back in whole tens from any 2-digit or 3-digit number, aimed at year 3 children. Some children still find this difficult, especially when it involves crossing […]

## Maths worksheet: Divide decimals by 10 or 100

This is a good revision sheet for Year 6 to make sure that they understand the process of dividing decimals by 10 or 100. Knowledge of this is crucial for success in High School. To divide by 10 move each digit one place to the right. To divide by 100 move each digit two places […]

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