Beaconside Parents’ Maths Workshop – Addition and Subtraction 5 th March 2013. ‘I didn’t learn to do it that way!’. Maths! What’s your experience?. What are your first thoughts? Do you panic? Have you any negative experiences?. A world without numbers!. Be positive about number!.
Be positive about number!
Pictures; mental calculation - with or without jottings; structured recording; calculator
Play – show me (digits and numbers)
Fantastic for fast recall of number bonds – support with + and – facts without the need for counting.
i.e. Use the place value cards to make the number 245
Partition the number.
Children understand 245 =
Zero is important- it is the place
Holder and keeps the number in the
Activity 6 - Have a go…
Children will begin to use their knowledge of partitioning and counting on in larger steps as they become more confident.
Have a go with a partner.
Starting in Reception/Year 1
They use number lines by counting back from the start number.
The number line should also be used to show that 6 - 3 means the ‘difference between 6 and 3’ or ‘the difference between 3 and 6’ and how many jumps they are apart.
Have a go!
Have a go!
Children love games to engage their learning. Try some of these: