Unit and non-unit fractions of amounts
In-depth Investigation: Foodie Fractions
Given fractions of amounts, children work out how many friends are at a picnic.
Equivalent fractions; simplest form; +/-
In-depth Investigation: Best score for me!
Children find equivalent fractions to cross numbers on a 6 x 6 square. They use strategies to find their highest score.
Angle types; properties of polygons
In-depth Investigation: Rabbit Run
Help Ahmed to build a run for his rabbit using planks of different lengths. Rabbit Run from nrich.maths.org.
Division: chunking with remainders
In-depth Investigation: Rocking Remainders
Children divide 11, 22, 33… 99 by 3, 4, 5 and look for patterns in the remainders.
Times tables revision: factors & multiples
In-depth Investigation: Shape Times Shape
Eleven different shapes each stand for a different number. Children use the multiplication calculations to work out what they are. Shape Times Shape from nrich.maths.org.
Grid multiplication: vertical layout
Use the Group activity on Day 3 as this unit’s in-depth problem-solving activity.