Category Archives: Maths
Today we developed our steps to success for finding fractions of an amount.
Here are our steps for fractions and a video of how to follow them:
Today we looked at how to use coordinates to help us when reflecting a shape.
We developed some useful steps to success and then attempted to identify where the vertices of a shape would be once we reflected it.
If you want to watch a really useful video that sums this up, click here (sorry, can’t embed this one!)
In slightly related Maths news, click here to have a go at using LOGO online!
Tomorrow we will be looking at area.
Follow the link to complete your self-evaluation.
- You just need to write the number, not the colour.
- Click out of the box when you’ve finished.
Wow! Just check out our new INTERACTIVE Maths area!
Get involved and see what you can learn!
- Show off your skills with probability by answering the tricky questions, or perhaps pose some of your own…
- Test your partner’s knowledge of Maths vocabulary – can they give you the definition of a square?
- Add, subtract, multiply or divide; identify special prime numbers, multiples or factors…
Earlier today we reminded ourselves how to use efficient methods to divide a number. Look at the examples below and watch the videos of Jaipreet, Fahiza and Debora demonstrating short division, chunking and the number line.
The number line with Debora
Chunking with Fahiza
Short division with Jaipreet
View the Level 5 – 7 addition and subtraction questions here and complete your working out in your book.
Anyone planning on sitting the 11+ exam and hoping to get in to grammar school should visit the 11+ preparation page on the blog. Here you will be able to find a sample Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning test, copies of important documents and links to other example papers.
Don’t forget, if you are applying to the Slough Grammar Schools Consortium, you need to get a move on! Registration forms are available from Friday 24th May and need to be returned by Friday 28th June (DO NOT return them to Pinkwell!)