200 + 50 + 6
two hundred and fifty six.
We have also started looking different ways to sort 2-digit numbers into groups by counting them in pairs, fives and tens. Working in groups we noted down how many groups of pairs made this number. How many groups of five made this number and also how many groups of ten. Doing this physically with pots of coloured sticks helped us to visualise this grouping activity and begin to formulate mathematical vocabulary relating to multiplication.