Practise Together: These activities are intended to be shared. Read the Explanation of the skill being practised and then play the game or share the task. Watch out for the points highlighted in the Explanation and if necessary, help your child, following the advice in ‘How this skill is taught’ section. Shared activities are not only more fun – they enable you to actively support your child’s learning.
Explanation & Worksheets:
Test: Take a test, questions from this area
Say numbers 10 100 1000
Pairs up to 10
Skill with single digit numbers
Mental addition & subtraction
Know doubles & halves to 20
Add 2 or 3 digits with writing
Counting back to subtract
Subtract by counting up
Say numbers 10 100 1000: Say immediately the numbers 10, 100, 1000 more or less than any number up to 10,000
Pairs up to 10: Know by heart the pairs of numbers to make all the numbers up to and including ten
Skill with single digit numbers: Add several single-digit numbers spotting pairs to 10 and doubles
Mental addition & subtraction: Add or subtract two 2-digit numbers in their heads without writing anything down (and without groaning!)
Know doubles & halves to 20: Know by heart the doubles of all numbers up to 20 and the corresponding halves
Add 2 or 3 digits with writing: Add several 2-digit or 3-digit numbers using a written method
Counting back to subtract: Subtract a small number from a large number by counting back, e.g. 345 – 26 (take off 20, then 6)
Subtract by counting up: Subtract two numbers by counting up to find the difference, e.g. 345 – 287 by counting from 287 to 300 then to 345
Number Concepts: Count in different ways, understand how numbers work, become fluent in the ways of numbers
Adding and Subtracting: Mentally add or subtract numbers with confidence and develop written ways of adding and subtracting larger numbers or more of them!
Multiplying and Dividing: Know the times tables and use these to perform mental multiplication and divisions; develop written methods for multiplication and division.