 Forres

Primary School

# Maths

Autumn 1- Week 7 (Week beginning 11.10.2021)

Maths

This week in Maths we are moving on to explore equivalent fractions. We will initially be recapping vocabulary that links to fractions before identifying fractions that showcase the same value.

In preparation for our maths learning why not try and use the following vocabulary when talking about the fraction

5

10

• numerator
• denominator
• equivalent
• simplest form
• whole

Autumn 1- Week 6 (Week beginning 04.10.2021)

Maths

This week in Maths we will be continuing to develop our understanding of worded problems before moving on to look at key vocabulary related to maths.

• factors
• prime numbers
• multiples of

Why not have a go at this factor bug activity with your children to support their learning in class.

Autumn 1- Week 5 (Week beginning 27.09.2021)

Maths

In Maths this week we are focusing on the skill of multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. We have been using place value sliders to support our learning. We have also thought about where this skill will be applicable in our future lives and linked this to converting units of measure.

Why not show those at home what you have learnt through the use of this task?

Autumn 1- Week 4 (Week beginning 20.09.2021)

Maths

In Maths this week we are developing our knowledge of Mental Strategies.

We are thinking about how we can calculate efficiently without always relying on formal written strategies.

For example:

1600 + 999= ?

We would expect children to identify the ability to use a near, friendly number.

(1600 + 1000)-1 = 2599

Why not discuss with your children how they would answer these calculations: