Choose subt method: column/counting up
In-depth Investigation: Durer’s Magic Square
Children complete ‘Durer’s Magic Square’, then use it to create 2- or 3-digit numbers and find the difference between different pairs. They identify patterns.
Draw line graphs and conversion graphs
In-depth Investigation: Graphing Number Patterns
Does a graph of the triangular numbers cross a graph of the six times table? If so, where? Will a graph of the square numbers cross the six times table too? Graphing Number Patterns from nrich.maths.org.
Column add, whole/decimal nos & money
Use the whole-class group activity on Day 2.
Mental add/subt strategies revision
Use the whole-class group activity on Day 3.
Concept of rate; line graphs
In-depth Investigation: Take Your Dog for a Walk
Use an interactivity to move Mr Pearson and his dog. Can you move him in ways to fit different types of line graph? Take Your Dog for a Walk from nrich.maths.org.
24-hr timetables; calculate time intervals
Use the investigation described in the group activities for Day 3.