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  • 29/06/18

    Homework

    Here is a copy of this week's homework, just in case you missed it. 
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  • 29/06/18

    Ross Montgomery Visit

    On Friday 6th July, the award winning author Ross Montgomery will be working with Beech Class!
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  • 29/06/18

    Yes/No Sorting Diagrams

    Here is an example of a Yes/No sorting diagram that we created this week. 
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  • 29/06/18

    Doubles and Halves

    We used the 'five-and-a-bit-ness' of these numbers to help us quickly work out doubles and halves. 
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  • 10/06/18

    Working on our Number Fluency

    Last week we focused on using and applying our basic understanding of number to calculate more efficiently.
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  • 10/06/18

    Homework

    This week, Mr Mackinnon has set a series of activities on Purplemash.com 
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  • 13/05/18

    Our Vietnamese Pen-Pals

    Last week, we wrote some outstanding letters to Boa Quyen and Loc; our Vietnamese pen-pals at the British Vietnamese International School in Ho Chi Minh City. 
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  • 13/05/18

    Using Diagrams to Solve Division Problems

    If you are solving a division problem with a small 'altogether' number or you are not confident in using your counting skills. Try using a diagram to represent the problem. You could use sorting circles or a bar model. 
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  • 13/05/18

    Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s to Solve Division Problems

    We can also use our counting in 2s, 5s and 10s skills to solve division problems. 
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  • 13/05/18

    Using Diagrams to Solve Multiplication Problems

    Sometimes you might be asked to solve a multiplication question involving numbers in which you are not yet able to count up in: 3s for example. 
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  • 11/05/18

    Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s to Solve Multiplication Problems

    One method of solving multiplication problems is to count up in 2s, 5s or 10s. 
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  • 03/05/18

    Using a 100 Square to Add and Subtract Multiples of 10

    This week we have been using a hundred square to add and subtract multiples of 10. 
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