Units of time and telling the time
Quiz questions about days of the week and months of the year.
Write and order analogue clock times.
Draw the hands on blank clock faces to show what the time is.
Count in fractions; fractions of amounts
Fill in the missing numbers, counting in quarters and halves along number lines.
Calculate or share to find fractions of given amounts.
Work out fractions from strips of objects.
Logic and shape puzzles
Work in pairs to solve ‘Bear birthday party’ logic puzzles, using bears or counters.
Solve coin logic puzzles, moving coins around to help.
Add by partitioning or counting on
Select appropriate methods to add two 2-digit numbers.
Select appropriate methods to add two 2-digit numbers for more challenging calculations.
How to find amounts of money
Find different ways to pay the exact amount for various fruits:
- amounts <50p
- amounts 40p to £2
Shopping: add two prices and find change.
Problem solving and investigations
Use addition of pairs of 2-digit numbers in solving a calendar-based puzzle.
Solve a puzzle involving number sequences, using logic, trial & improvement and reasoning.
Work backwards/ use inverse operations to find start numbers in number chains and age-based word problems.
Solve ‘mystery triangles’ and ‘magic squares’, by applying addition skills and using logic, trial & improvement and reasoning.
Solve shape-based ‘find all possibilities’ problems.