Work out the step increase/decrease in sequences in order to complete them. Sequences include those which pass through zero, and which increase/decrease by numbers with 1 decimal place.
Children work in pairs to find the 10th, 100th then nth term for sequences.
Draw the next spinner/staircase in a sequence. Find a relationship between the number of shapes in the spinner/staircase and its position in the sequence.
Choose mental or written methods to work out a range of calculations.
Solve word problems involving several steps.
In-depth Investigation: Sticky Triangles
Can you continue this pattern of triangles and begin to predict how many sticks are used for each new 'layer'? Sticky Triangles from nrich.maths.org.
Solving word problems
Choosing how to work out the answers to calculations
In-depth Investigation: All the Digits
Using the information given, can you replace the stars in the multiplication calculation with digits? All the Digits from nrich.maths.org.