Remember to keep some Maths ‘spinning’ with games during the afternoons early next week. Dice games like Yahtzee and puzzles like KenKens… dominoes and card games… Good luck everyone.

# Monthly Archives: May 2018

## KS2 SAT PREP…

Make angles facts and missing angles today’s focus. Work out the angles on a clock with the children (each hand goes through 30 degrees when moving from one number to another – when the hands show 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock they represent a 90 degree angle which is a quarter of 360 degrees andContinue reading “KS2 SAT PREP…”

## KS2 SAT prep…

KS2 SAT prep: Order everything today! Ascending & descending. Money, length, time, weight, fractions, etc make sure they are all written in different ways i.e. 3/4 0.4 4/3 30% also order numbers that use same digits in different orders such as: 1.086 1.0086 1.068 1.0608 1.608

## Y6 – more ‘last push’ advice

Y6: work on the easier content now. Ensure written methods (but not long division at this stage – if not grasped it yet then it is too late for next week). Look at requirements from year 3 & 4. Check out parallel and perpendicular lines (& line symmetry) in capital letters.

## Reasoning Papers

Check out the document about instruction questions on my ‘Free Resources’ page.

## KS2 SATs – last push

KS2 SATs – the last push… give the children a Maths vocabulary list and ask them to discuss meanings, write them into word problems and find any they don’t know. Make sure they understand the meaning of BOTH and EACH.