Maths Work For Week 2 (30th March – 3rd April)
Maths Aims For This Week:
Please note, if you scroll down the page, you will find links to the worksheets (highlighted in yellow below) which will save you signing in to websites and downloading them.
Day 1: comparing decimals
LI: to order and compare numbers with up to three decimal places
Complete Day 1a Worksheet (ordering decimals) and then check your answers using Day 1a Worksheet ANSWERS. If you score 6 or less try, this Refresher activity: http://flash.topmarks.co.uk/4022
3) Problem Solving and Reasoning:
Open Day 1b Worksheet and select your own challenge level – first page of questions (developing) is challenge 1, second page of questions (expected) is challenge 2 and third page of questions (greater depth) is challenge 3. Answers are on last page.
Extension: Have a decimal card battle – open and print Day 1 Extension Game.
How to play: print off and shuffle the decimals cards and share them equally between the players. Each player places a card from the top of their piles next to each other face up. The player with the highest card wins and that person gets to keep both cards! (https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/us2-m-245-comparing-decimals-game)
Day 2: understanding percentages
LI: to understand that ‘per cent’ relates to ‘number of parts per hundred’
Open and explore Day 2 PowerPoint to link parts out of a hundred to percentages.
Finding it tricky? Open and explore the Day 2 Refresher PowerPoint (view in slide show mode/full screen), showing parts out of 100. Then, complete the Day 2 Refresher Challenge (page 1 only) and check your answers.
Everyone else: complete both the Day 2 Fluency Challenges and Day 2 PS&R Challenges – selecting your own challenge level: developing (ch1), expected (ch2), greater depth (ch3). Only complete questions ‘a’ and then check your answers. Try question ‘b’ if you got it wrong.
Day 3: decimals as fractions and percentages
LI: represent percentages as fractions using the denominator 100 and make the connection to decimals and hundredths
Watch: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/maths-ks2-decimal-dance-off-2-fractions-decimals-and-percentages/zk9ygwx which explains the links between fractions decimals and percentages.
Complete Day 3 Worksheet (answers on second page).
Day 4: equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages
LI: to recognise simple equivalent fractions and represent them as decimals and percentages
to recap on converting between fractions, decimals and percentages and so find the equivalents.
Check your understanding by completing this table (answers in Day 4 Table Answers):
Complete one of the following worksheets (choose the right level challenge for you):
Open up Day 4 Extension Task – for each of the statements listed, try to convince me whether or not they are true. Use examples or diagrams in your explanations. Check your answers using Day 4 Extension Task ANSWERS.
Day 5: Check up (assessment)
Test your decimal, percentage and fraction skills by completing the Assessment. Please do this independently, without any support.
Remember to keep your papers so we can look at them together or, if you like, scan and email them to your at school. Alternatively (if you are a computer whizz), you could try completing the assessment on the word document version and emailing that over.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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