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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.

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2000 in a telephone number

Add strings of 3-digit numbers from telephone numbers using a strategy of adding two numbers to make 1000.

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Christmas games! Make a square

Develop and describe a mathematical strategy in a game of squares.

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Even or odd multiplications

Practise multiplication tables by playing a ‘heads or tails’ game.  Explore arithmetic patterns in multiplication tables (2 sheets).

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Find the number

Improve estimating skills and practise long multiplication with people’s ages to see who is closest to 100!

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Get to 100

Practise routine multiplication and addition skills by playing a number card game involving small amounts of money! (2 sheets)

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How long is my series

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.

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How many steps in a kilometre

Reinforce units of measurement of length by calculating how many children’s strides there are in a kilometre.

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Make a tenner

Practise estimating and adding amounts of money by playing a game to see who can get closest to £10.  Improve mental maths skills.

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Money riddles

Add small amounts of money fast by solving and making up money riddles.

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People or pets

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.

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Remainder scores

Practise long division in a ‘heads and tails’ game with coins.  Understand the relationship between multiplication and division.

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Tables patterns

Practise with times tables facts to explore patterns in the units digit of the answers for each of the multiplication tables.