Maths worksheets: Imperial and metric units. Y5

measureThe first of these maths worksheets looks briefly at Imperial measurements of length, mass and capacity. These terms are still widely used by older people in the UK but all schools predominately use metric in the classroom.

The second maths worksheet looks at accurately measuring lines to the nearest cm. These pages have been produced using A4 pdf and there may be a slight discrepancy when you print – try to make sure that you do not have ‘fit to page’ on as a printing option.

5601-01 Imperial units

5601-02 Using cm and mm

Maths worksheets: Revision of rapid addition. Y5

Maths worksheets: Y5 Revision of rapid addition

CountingBy rapid addition we mean almost instant – as quickly as answering your name. If this is to happen children need to meet quick calculations on a daily basis. They will enjoy the challenge and the success that they meet as their replies get quicker and quicker. The two worksheets below are just initial starters – most of this kind of work can be done instantly without paperwork. Set a target number, usually a whole ten below 100. Call out a number below your target and the task is to find the number to make the target. Easy!

5301-01 Make 50

5301-02 Make 80

Maths worksheets: Classify shapes. Y5

congruent shapes, scalene triangles

shape1Congruent is a word to conjure with! In fact it has a very simple meaning. If two shapes are congruent then they are identical in every way, including size. Simple eh! Unfortunately people who design maths tests papers make this as difficult as possible as children are expected to be able to spot congruent shapes even when one of a pair has been turned. By far the easiest way to spot two congruent shapes is to cut one out, or trace it and see if it fits exactly over the other – if it does it is congruent. Continue reading “Maths worksheets: Classify shapes. Y5”

Maths worksheets: Choose the operation and method. Y5

Choose the operation and method

Older children still need practice at explaining how they go about problems. Encourage them to explain how they go about solving a problem and why they choose particular strategies. In this way errors in thinking, which result in incorrect answers, can become apparent. Which operations need to be carried out, (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)in what order – are calculators necessary or can it be done ‘in your head’?

5101-01 Choose the operation and method (pg 1)

5101-02 Choose the operation and method (pg 2)

Maths worksheets: Mental addition of three numbers. S5

Mental addition of three numbers

Even more challenging: to add three larger numbers in your head. There are many different ways of going about these. Don’t forget the following tips, depending on the type of numbers involved:

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Maths worksheets: Understanding and reading larger numbers. Y5

reading large numbers

When looking at a large number think of it as blocks of three, starting on the right. Each block of three is hundreds, tens and units.

The first block is hundreds, tens and units (of ones or units).

The second block is hundreds, tens and units of thousands.

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