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Maths No Problem

FRACTION FRIDAYS

To help us consolidate learning over lockdown, each Friday every class goes back to Fractions and we remind ourselves of some key learning in fractions.

Today Hawthorn played the 'Halves Game' with a partner. How many halves can we collect in 1 minute and then work out how many whole ones we have.

We also noticed that it if we earned 10 cards we had 5 wholes ones. We noticed a pattern = 12 cards would equal 6 wholes etc.

ROUNDING NUMBERS TO 1000 in small groups

More practise with a number line (skipping rope)!

Steps to Success for 6495:

  1. Decide which thousand it might be- 6000 or 7000
  2. Now check the hundreds column - look at 6500
  3. If it’s over 500 round up, if it’s under 500 round down

USING A GIANT NUMBER LINE TO HELP US ROUND TO THE NEAREST 1000

We know that 500 is half of 1000. We plotted 1500, 2500, 3500 and so on.

We could plot other numbers and actually see if it was closer to 1000 or 2000.

We realised that the 500 was key - we needed to look at the hundreds column and decide if we should round up or down depending on the hundreds digit.

NUMBER LINES AND CHANTING

We used our giant number line to position numbers up to 10,000.

We also counted in 25's and positioned numbers including 225, 250, 275, 300 etc.

We used Base 10 to build 1000. We learnt that 10 x 100 = 1000. Some of us had to make 100 in 10's if we did not have enough 100's! Or if Mrs Kirk stole our 100's!!

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