KS2 Maths

How to Add Bigger Numbers Using the “Make 10” Strategy

02 March 2023 in KS2 Maths

When teaching how to add, a key step is to learn the number bonds of ten- all of the different ways to make ten (e.g. 8+2, 6+4),  otherwise known as “friends of ten”.  This is such an important step, that no matter how old the child is, it should be learnt and practiced till fluent. […]

20, 100, 1000 Addition/Subtraction Worksheets #2

28 January 2023 in KS2 Maths

The first set of these worksheets worked well for what I intended. When I used them in class, there was some serious thinking about addition and subtraction relationships and number bonds. I have made another set as we know fluency doesn’t come from one lesson! I haven’t changed the format as the style of questions […]

20, 100, 1000 Addition/Subtraction Worksheets

26 January 2023 in KS2 Maths

Drills- but a bit more. I have disguised the bog standard drills. Each section varies in style, even though every question still targets addition and subtraction skills. These worksheets can be challenging if seeing this format for the first time, so I do recommend partnering with the child first so that they understand what is […]