Archives for "August, 2010"

Posted by Peter on 31st August 2010

Year 4: Revise adding to 50

Here is a snappy little worksheet to check that children can add on from 2-digit numbers to make 50. There are several different mental strategies that can be used, but the most efficient is usually to count on to the next whole ten and then count on in tens to 50. Watch out for a […]

Posted by Peter on 30th August 2010

Year 6 revision: More rounding millions

Here we have another in our series of rounding larger numbers to the nearest million. This page looks in particular at the world’s oceans and the numbers involved have already been rounded to the nearest 1 000 sq km. Children need to be confident when dealing with larger numbers, but this will only happen if […]

Posted by Peter on 27th August 2010

Coming soon: Rounding, addition and doubling

Coming soon we have another in our series of rounding larger numbers to the nearest million. This page will look in particular at the world’s oceans and the numbers involved have already been rounded to the nearest 1 000 sq km. We will also be publishing a snappy little worksheet to check that children can […]

Posted by Peter on 26th August 2010

Year 3 maths worksheets: Subtraction

Many children still need plenty of practice with adding and subtracting small numbers mentally. Here is a nifty way to give practice in subtracting a single digit from a teen in a slightly different way from the usual questions.Suitable for bright year 2 or year 3 children. The second page shows a blank grid which […]

Posted by Peter on 25th August 2010

Resource of the Week: Number squares for year 2

This wek we are highlighting a Year 2 worksheet on number squares. This is our second in a series for year 2 children where they have to complete the missing numbers in a 100 square. Some of the squares have been removed from the rectangles which, curiously, seems to make this task harder than when […]

Posted by Peter on 24th August 2010

Year 6 revision: Rounding millions (1)

Many children in Year 6 have difficulty reading and writing large numbers, including millions. This page is all based on millions as it looks at the area in square kilometres of some of the largest countries in the world. The task is to round the numbers to the nearest million, and as it happens all […]

Posted by Peter on 23rd August 2010

Year 4 maths worksheet: multiples of 10

The summer holidays are drawing to a close so what better for all those children just entering year 4 than a nice little mental arithmetic page. This page looks again at multiplying 2-digit multiples of 10 by a single digit. Dead easy if tables are known. If tables are not known this becomes much more […]

Posted by Peter on 20th August 2010

Coming soon: multiplication, rounding and subtraction

With the new term looming why not get in some early maths practice?¬† Next week we look again at multiplying 2-digit multiples of 10 by a single digit. Dead easy if tables are known. Many children in Year 6 have difficulty reading and writing large numbers, including millions. We will be publishing a great page […]

Posted by Peter on 19th August 2010

Year 5 Calculator game: 8 times table

This page is another in our calculator series, this time for the 8 times table. The grid has a selection of multiples of 8 up to 10 x 8. The idea is to play with a partner, choose a square and then enter a number on the calculator that you think will produce the number […]

Posted by Peter on 18th August 2010

Resource of the Week: Year 4 division problems

This page has a range of different ways of asking division questions which children need to be able to recognise and there are a number¬† of methods that can be used to work out the answers mentally. It is important the tables are known so that the facts can be used. For example if it […]