How do you work out 10-7?
You could draw dots and then cross out to 'take away'.
You can count back 7 on a number line or a 100-square, which number do you finish on?
How much is a sweet?
Charlotte has 50p, 50 pennies so she can buy 50 sweets.
Lulu also has 50p but she has a 50 pence coin.
Which is easier to carry?
If Brynlee wants to buy 2 sweets, how much will they cost?
How will you pay for the toy?
We thought of lots of different ways to pay for toys!
Mathematical Words for 'add'.
6 + 2
plus, and, add,
6 more than 2
6 and 2 make?
What is the sum of 6 and 2?
What is the total of 6 and 2?
How many is 6 and 2 altogether?
Is it taller than stephanie's stickman?
Draw a house.
Underneath the house there is a cat.
On the right hand side of the cat is a flower.
On the left hand side of the house the sun is shining.
Above the flower is a cloud.
We used the squared paper in our books to practise the mathematical language we have learned so far.
Colour a square red.
The square on the right is blue.
Above the blue square is yellow.
Underneath the blue square is orange.
The square on the left of the orange square is purple.
This time we used blocks to build the pattern.
It doesn't matter which method they use, whichever one they like is the right one! They may even choose different ones for different problems, depending on the question.
Ask your child to explain my (marvellous) drawings to find out what these methods are!