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Kempsey Primary School

To learn with respect and belief; to challenge, create and dream!

Maths

Maths

This week we will be revisiting fractions again, this time: adding and subtracting fractions, including fractions with different denominators and adding and subtracting mixed numbers. For each lesson, watch the video first (by using the link below and finding the correct video), after this complete the worksheet and check your answers once you have finished. 

Check out the website below for fun, interactive fluency games!

As usual this week there are also creative challenges to complete if you would like some extra maths to do. There is also a document below you can download called 'Making Maths stick' - these are activities inspired by outdoors you can try outside or inside using objects you have at home or in the garden to problem solve and consolidate the Maths you have learnt over this year. Have fun!

 

Remember to only do as much as you can - these activities aren't compulsory.

Making Maths Stick - activities to try at home and in the garden

Friday Family Challenge

Questions 1-5 are suitable for year 5 level but you may want to challenge yourself to have a go at the rest with your family. 

Friday challenge

Thursday - 21/05/2020

Today we will be looking at mixed numbers again, but this time subtracting them. The video will show you two different methods and you will try both of these through the questions

Thursday challenge

Wednesday - 20/05/2020

In today's lesson we will be adding mixed numbers. Remember there are two methods you can use, look carefully at the question before deciding which you think is the best method each time. You may also want to have your times tables square ready. 

Wednesday challenge

Tuesday - 19/05/2020

In today's lesson we will again be adding and subtracting fractions but this time with different denominators. The video demonstrates how to use bar models to help you to do this and you might want to have a times tables square with you to help as well. 

Tuesday challenge

Monday - 18/05/2020

Today's lesson involves adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator. Watch the video and complete the worksheet.

Monday challenge

 

For a quick recap on multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000 see here

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