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Year 5 Maths Homework
For many parents, homework is the only picture they get of what their child does at school. For this reason, Hamilton have put a great deal of effort into writing suitable, fun and home-friendly activities for children and parents to share together. Children will benefit and so will parents and teachers!
The activities rehearse core numeracy skills that you may wish children to practise or keep on the boil. Read our maths homework blog for more advice about using them.
Add strings of 3-digit numbers from telephone numbers using a strategy of adding two numbers to make 1000.
Develop and describe a mathematical strategy in a game of squares.
Practise multiplication tables by playing a ‘heads or tails’ game. Explore arithmetic patterns in multiplication tables (2 sheets).
Improve estimating skills and practise long multiplication with people’s ages to see who is closest to 100!
Practise routine multiplication and addition skills by playing a number card game involving small amounts of money! (2 sheets)
Practise calculations with amounts of time. Understand relationships between units of time calculating time spent watching TV programmes. Follow up with data handling exercise in class.
Reinforce units of measurement of length by calculating how many children’s strides there are in a kilometre.
Practise estimating and adding amounts of money by playing a game to see who can get closest to £10. Improve mental maths skills.
Add small amounts of money fast by solving and making up money riddles.
Look at units of measurement of length and convert to different units by comparing the lengths or heights of people and pets in children’s families.
Practise long division in a ‘heads and tails’ game with coins. Understand the relationship between multiplication and division.
Practise with times tables facts to explore patterns in the units digit of the answers for each of the multiplication tables.