Today in Maths we have been counting forwards and backwards in steps of 4 and 8.
Isabelle really impressed Miss Roberts because she said,
“The number 45 is a multiple of five and if I keep counting in fours Iwill have one left over.”
Explain how Isabelle knew this.
Does anyone know the special word for a number that is left over?
Today we have been investigating how many different ways you can make a square on a chess board.
At first we thought it was 64, but it turns out that there is a lot more.
- What if the grid was 12 x 12?
- What if the grid was any number x any number?
- Can you find a rule to apply to all grids no matter what the size so that no one has to count any more squares?
We have been exploring the grid method for multiplication.
Don’t worry – we washed the tables when we were finished.
We have been learning about position and direction this morning.
Bumblebees class would like to share their times table song.
Our next times table is coming soon!
Which types of lines and angles do they have?