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Year 6 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.
Find rules for adding odd and even numbers. Use these rules to check additions for accuracy.
Use mental maths strategies to find the difference between two 4-digit numbers through adding to the next multiple of 10, 100, 1000
Build on children's knowledge of square numbers to introduce cubed numbers and explore the difference in patterns.
Explore the properties of simple shapes. Identify 2-D shapes by name and compare their properties using the correct names.
Understand measures by finding household items in milliletres, grams, centimetres and millimetres and convert into same measurement using larger units of litres, kilograms and metres.
Understand patterns in multiplication tables and write rules for multiples of numbers.
Using data from the annual 'Spy Mice Awards' , calculate averages in three different ways and consider which is most accurate and why.
Use mental maths strategies to calculate numbers which total 100 quickly to play a 'four-in-a-row' game.
Practise quick and accurate addition and think ahead to play a card addition game.
Use addition and subtraction skills to help the Spy Mice sort their shopping receipts!
Use addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to solve a mathematical mystery and write their own mathematical myth.
Use tables facts to calculate answers to much larger number problems.