Archives for "October, 2010"

Posted by Peter on 15th October 2010

Coming soon: Division

Next week I will be publishing worksheets concentrating on division for years 6, 4 and 3. Firstly, written for Year 6, will be the second of our pages on dividing decimals mentally. Concentrating on just one decimal place it is a good test of how well children know their tables and understand place value. Coming […]

Posted by Peter on 14th October 2010

Year 4 maths worksheet: Metric units of measurement

By Year 4 children should be quite familiar with the main metric units of measurement and should know the following: 1 kilometre = 1 000 metres 1 metre = 100 centimetres 1 metre = 1 000 millimetres 1 centimetre = 10 millimetres 1 kilogram = 1 000 grams 1 litre = 1 000 millimetres It […]

Posted by Peter on 13th October 2010

Resource of the Week: Pictogram of birds (year 4)

Here we have another in our series of data handling worksheets for year 4. Each bird on the pictogram represents 5 birds. This page is a starter to show children how to complete and interpret a pictogram so that they can go on to create their own. In this case more information about the most […]

Posted by Peter on 12th October 2010

Year 3 maths worksheet: division and multiplication

It is important to show children the relationship between multiplication and division as this makes division so much easier. Here we have a page which shows that if you know one multiplication fact you can quickly work out two division facts. For example: if you know that 5 times 7 is 35 then you can […]

Posted by Peter on 11th October 2010

Year 6 maths worksheet: More revising multiplication

Here we have a follow up Year 6 maths worksheet to one published earlier, which looks at multiplying 2 digit numbers with a decimal point by one digit numbers. Nothing complex about this but it is a good check that children are confident with this before moving on to long multiplication using written methods. It […]

Posted by Peter on 8th October 2010

Coming soon: Multiplying decimals, division and standard metric units

Next week we have a follow up Year 6 maths worksheet to one published earlier, which looks at multiplying 2 digit numbers with a decimal point by one digit numbers. Nothing complex about this but it is a good check that children are confident with this before moving on to long multiplication using written methods. […]

Posted by Peter on 7th October 2010

Year 5 Calculator game: 9 times table

Here we have a calculator game for two players. As well as the calculator you need the printed grid and some counters. Take turns to choose a number on the grid. Enter a number on the calculator that you think will produce the number in the square when multiplied by 9. if correct place a […]

Posted by Peter on 6th October 2010

10.10.10.10

Followers of the site will know how much I love fascinating dates and we have another coming up this week. This date happens just once a century, so it is unlikely that many of us will be around to see the next one! On the 10th second of the tenth minute of the tenth hour […]

Posted by Peter on 6th October 2010

Resource of the Week: Wordsnake on Handling Data

In our Puzzles section we have a number of great activities related to maths. Some of these are quite tricky, including the Wordsnakes. This particular one is all about the language of Handling Data – great for a wet playtime activitiy! A Wordsnake is a little like a maze of letters. Start at the arrow […]

Posted by Peter on 5th October 2010

Year 4 maths worksheet: Remainders

By year 4 most children will be confident with the concept of remainders after dividing. The next step is to ‘neaten up’ the division so that there is no remainder. What is left becomes part of the answer as a fraction. It is easy to write the remainder as a fraction as is shown on […]