Maths starters

Maths Starters - Year 3

These starters can be used with the New Curriculum. Open the 'details' or use the search bar above to find specific subjects.

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Addition and subtraction

Understand place value of three-digit numbers also related subtractions and addition. Write money using £p. Understand the place value of 3-digit numbers. Multiply by 10 and understand the effect. Write money using £ and p.

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Place value

Locate 2-digit numbers on beaded/number lines. Understand place value of three-digit numbers. Locate numbers on a 100 – 200 beaded number line

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Addition and subtraction

Count on and back in 10s. Know addition and subtraction facts. Know by heart addition and subtraction facts up to 10. Multiply two-digit numbers by 10 and understand the effect.

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Addition and subtraction

Know double 1-20 by heart. Know addition and subtraction facts 100s with a total of 1000. Practise a range of doubling and halving facts using a range of representations. Double 2-digit numbers. Know doubles from 1 to 20. Double and halve multiples of 10. Know addition and subtraction facts.

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Rounding numbers

Round 2-digit numbers to the nearest 10. Use number facts to add multiples of 10. Add on a 2-digit number by adding 10/20/30, etc. Add pairs of 2-digit numbers by partitioning and recombining

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Place value

Use place value to add/subtract. Know pairs of numbers to 10 and 20. Find differences across a multiple of ten, for example 72-48. Explain methods and reasoning orally. Use pairs to 10 to find the complement to next multiple of 10. Use place value to add and subtract in the context of problems.

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Count on or back

Count on and back in tens across 100. Know addition facts, multiples of 5 with a total to 100. Relate 2-D shapes and 3-D solids to drawings of them; describe, visualise & classify

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Money

Find 10/100 more or less. Write money amounts using £ and p. Find 1, 10, 100 more/less than three-digit numbers. To recognise amounts of money. Write amounts of money and identify appropriate coins to make that amount.

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Times tables

Double 2-digit numbers, add any pair of 2-digit numbers. Know addition facts to every number up to 10. Recognise multiples of 2, 5 and 10. Recall multiplication facts of the 2, 5 and 10 times table.

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Multiplication and division

Recognise multiples of 2, 5 and 10. Know by heart multiplication facts for 2, 3, 5 and 10 X tables. Understand relationship between multiplication and division. Understand the relationship between multiplication and division and write the division fact to go with a multiplication fact.Know multiplication facts for x3 table. Understand relationship between multiplication and division.

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Multiplication and division

Revise the 2, 3, 5 and 10 times table and begin to know the 4 times table. Recognise multiples of 2, 5 and 10. Recognise the commutative law of multiplication and division. Divide two digit-numbers by 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 and deal with remainders. Begin to know the 4 times table (or others). Double 1 and 2-digit numbers.

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Fractions

Find ½ of even numbers. Find ½, ¼ and ¾ of shapes and numbers. Find ½, ¼ and ¾ of shapes and numbers. Know division facts for the 3 and 10 times table

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Multiplication and division

Know multiplication and division facts for 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 times tables. Know addition facts to 20. Know multiplication facts for the 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 times table. Count on and back in 1’s, 10’s and 100’s from three-digit numbers. Understand place value of three-digit numbers. Solve logic problems. Double 2–digit numbers. Solve number problems. Use addition and subtraction facts to 20. Recognise multiples of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 times table. Learn 2, 3, 4, 5, 10 times tables and related division facts.

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Addition

Double 2-digit numbers (totals more than 100). Use Venn or Carroll diagrams to sort data. Answer a question by interpreting data. Know the relationship between kilograms and grams. Count on in 3s, 4s, look for patterns. Understand place value of three-digit numbers. Count on and back in 1s, 10s and 100s from 3-digit numbers. Practise a range of 2/3 step number problems mentally. Practise adding 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 in the context of money.

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Multiplication and division

To count in steps of 50. To recall division facts for the 2 times table. To recall multiplication facts for the 5 times table.

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Shape

Sort 3D shapes according to their properties using a Venn diagram. Recognise pentagons, hexagons and octagons, both regular and irregular. Know the 4 times table

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Reading scales

Place numbers on a 0-1000 landmarked line marked. Reading scales. To convert between multiples of 500g and kilograms. Understand place value in three-digit numbers; Compare numbers using the > and < signs. Order three-digit numbers.

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Time

Know pairs of multiples of 5 with a total of 60. Count in 5s. Telling time to the ¼ hour. Convert between digital and analogue times. Know the months of the year in order

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Position and direction

Understand quarter clockwise and anti-clockwise turns. Know the four major compass points. Know 2 and 5 times tables.

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Shape

Name and describe 3D shapes. Name and describe 2D shapes. To know pairs to 20 by heart. Know number facts up to 20.