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# Extra Maths Support - Year 6

Each week, inevitably, there are some children who are unable to succeed on the age-related expected objectives. These extra support activities can be done by a teaching assistant with a small group of children. There are two activities for each week, linked to the maths in Hamilton’s plans for that week. Each activity consists of a detailed but simple bullet-pointed lesson outline for the TA and a Child Sheet. These intervention activities, if used consistently as you go along, have the potential to make a lot of difference to the children who are below ARE.

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**Dicey decisions (1):** Understanding place vlaue in 4-digit and 5-digit numbers; Comparing 4-digit numbers and 5-digit numbers. **Zoom zoom (2):** Rounding 5-digit numbers to the nearest 100, 1000 and 10,000.

**Near or far (1):** Round numbers with one decimal place to the nearest whole number. **Dream shopping (2):** Finding change from £100 using frog (counting up).

**Deduce the decimal (1):** Understanding place value in numbers with 3 decimal places. **Moving digits (2):** Multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000.

**Walk then fly (1):** Plotting points in the first quadrant. **Times table challenge (2):** Working out times table facts.

Monster multiplications (2): Using known times tables and place value to multiply, e.g. 6 x 4, 6 x 40, 6 x 400. Aim for 2000 (2): Using the grid method to multiply 3-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers.

**Special people (1):** Understanding what a percentage is. **Fraction frenzy (2):** Finding fractions of amounts (1/4s, 1/3s, 1/5s, 1/10s).

**Mathematical mysteries (1):** Solving equations using the bar model. **Spot the rule (2):** Counting sequences.

**Folding fractions (1):** Finding ½ of fractions. **Amazing multiples (2):** Using chunking to divide (answers less than 100).

**Folding areas (1):** Finding areas of rectangles and triangles. **Hidden volumes (2):** Find the volumes of cuboids.

**The key to percentages (1):** Finding simple percentages of amounts (1%, 10%, 25% and 50%). **Car wash (2):** Solving ratio problems.

**Mixed up answers (1):** Using the grid method to multiply 3-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers. Beginning to use the grid method to multiply 4-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers. **Any left (2):** Using chunking to divide (answers less than 100).