The ‘timetable’ for this week’s teaching and learning is as follows:
o Day 1 – Revise column addition of whole numbers
Using the PowerPoint presentation, revising column addition of whole numbers. Use the practice exercises and investigation to apply these skills.
o Day 2 – Add three, four and five numbers incl. those with different numbers of digits.
Use the Learning Reminders to review the addition of three, four and five numbers, including those with different numbers of digits. Then try the exercises and investigation to practice this.
o Day 3 – Use column addition to add decimals and measures including money.
Children review use of column addition to add decimals and measures, including money. Complete a practice exercise before using the problem solving and reasoning questions to check understanding of this topic.
o Day 4 – Solving mathematical puzzles: domino problems.
Use Learning Reminders to introduce ‘domino problems’ - the first of two days on mathematical puzzle solving. Attempt the investigation, then some questions to check understanding.
o Day 5 – Transformations: reflection and rotation; pentomino puzzles.
Use the Learning Reminders to revise reflection and rotation of 2-D shapes. Apply skills with a selection of ‘pentomino’-based puzzles/ investigations. Tackle questions to check understanding of reflection. D