Tag Archives: year 5

Idea 216: ‘Number Elimination’. Problem Solving Lesson With Place Value, Activity for All Primary Ages

Sometimes (rarely!) I get a bit of a creative spark for a lesson which actually works out, and that’s exactly what happened here! I made grids of numbers for my children along with a list of instructions for how to … Continue reading

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Idea 154: Quick Christmas Maths Activity

This is a classic activity. Get your class to add up all the gifts that are given in the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ song. Example: On the first day, one gift is given (a partridge in a pair tree). On … Continue reading

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Idea 152: Collaborative Elicitation Activity

I needed to do an elicitation activity in Science recently at the start of a new topic. Previously I’d tried just having the children writing down on a blank piece of paper everything they knew about a topic. I found … Continue reading

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