This Term we have been learning about Fractions. We will…. Investigate equivalent fractions by exploring the relationship between families of fractions (halves, quarters and eighths or thirds and sixths) by folding a series of paper strips to construct a fraction wall. Count by quarters halves and thirds along with using mixed numerals and locate and… Read More What are Fractions?
The last few lessons we have been looking at division in maths. Firstly we counted how many students were in our class for the lesson which was 28. We then began the lesson with playing a game similar to musical chairs. We had to walk around the room and when Mrs Baldwin rang the bell… Read More Dividing into groups
To begin this term we have been looking at Factors and Multiples. Factors The numbers that are multiplied together to get another number. Example: 12 3 × 4 = 12, so 3 and 4 are factors of 12 Also 2 × 6 = 12, so 2 and 6 are also factors of 12, And 1… Read More Factors and Multiples – What are they?
The last few weeks we have been practising our addition skills with some problem solving activities. The first problem we worked on was this…. The first part we were able to solve quite quickly, however she of us found the other parts to the problem quite challenge. It was important that we had a growth… Read More Problem Solving in Maths
In Maths we have been learning about how to order numbers up to ten thousand. Our task was to write down a number between 1 and 10,000. We then worked in groups of 8 and we had to order our numbers from greatest to smallest. We then had to explain how we decided which numbers go… Read More Place Value and Ordering Numbers
This term we have been focusing on Area of 2D regular and irregular shapes. To begin with we discussed as a class what we thought Area meant. Area is the size of a surface of a 2D shape. It is also very important to make sure you have the correct units of measurement when calculating… Read More Area of regular and irregular shapes
Last week we began our new Maths topic – Measurement. The skills we will be learning in measurement are: What is length and how can we measure it? Appropriate measuring tools and how to use them Units of measurement: millimeters., centimeters, metres and kilometres. Perimeter Area To begin with we brainstormed what we thought units of… Read More How to measure length correctly
For most of the year we have been learning and practicing our times tables each day. Times Table is actually another word for multiplication table. It is a table that shows the results of multiplying two numbers together. Learning your times tables is very important because you use them in many different types of real life problem… Read More Our Times Table Challenge!
This Term we have been learning about Fractions. We will…. Investigate equivalent fractions by exploring the relationship between families of fractions (halves, quarters and eighths or thirds and sixths) by folding a series of paper strips to construct a fraction wall. Count by quarters halves and thirds along with using mixed numerals and locate and… Read More Fractions Problem Solving
To finish off the end of Term we have been focusing on Money in Maths. Mrs Baldwin has been providing us with mental routines to begin each lesson followed by a problem solving activity. Mental Routine The mental routines develop our maths vocabulary and also allow us to use our prior knowledge to answer questions.… Read More Money, Money, Money!