      # Weeks 7 & 8

 Maths Topic Activity Recap Please continue with Mathletics. Please continue with hit the button game to improve children’s fluency. Shapes Review the names of 2D shapes: triangle, square, circle, rectangle and 3D shapes: cube, cuboid, sphere, cone, cylinder, pyramid. Then complete a shape hunt around the house, use the following resource for support. Shape hunt Fractions In year  1 children should know that half means 2 equal parts and quarters means 4 equal parts. Practise by cutting sandwiches, cookies, paper, pizza, fruit, playdough etc. cut these items into halves and quarters. Can you show 1 half? Can you show 1 quarter? Can you show 2 halves? Can you show 2 quarters? Etc Complete the activity booklet. Answer booklet Near doubles In year 1 children should know the following: 1+1=2, 2+2=4, 3+3=6, 4+4=8, 5+5=10, 6+6=12, 7+7=14, 8+8=16, 9+9=18, 10+10=20. Children should use these skills to solve addition problems involving near doubles for example; if 6+6=12 I know that 6+7, should be 1 more than 12, so 6+7=13. Challenge your child with similar questions. Place value Children should be able to identify 1 more and 1 less than a number practise this using the 100 square you created last time. Here is a fun mystery to solve using place value, tens and ones. Mystery pack Addition and subtraction Please don’t forget to continue to practise the skill of addition and subtraction using the 100 square to help.

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