In maths this half term, we will continue to follow the Maths no problem scheme of work.
We will begin by finishing off the money unit.
This is a large chapter on money. It allows pupils to consolidate previous learning on recognising different denominations (both notes and coins) and the simple addition and subtraction of money. It further develops the concepts related to addition and subtraction of money using number bonds as a key method. Pupils are then expected to apply their new knowledge to solve word problems using bar modelling as a key strategy.
Then we will move onto time.
Pupils begin this chapter by telling the time using 'a.m.' and 'p.m.', telling time to the minute, using analogue and digital time and telling time by using both the minute and hour hands. Pupils then learn to use the 24-hour clock and clocks using roman numerals. After this, pupils are measuring and comparing time in seconds, hours and minutes. Pupils will then complete the chapter by converting units of time and then finding a number of days in lengths of time.
After that, we will begin the picture graphs and bar graphs unit.
In this chapter, pupils will be learning about how to create and interpret picture graphs and bar graphs. The chapter begins with pupils creating a number of different picture graphs where the pictures can represent more than one item. Then, pupils begin to create bar graphs, using their knowledge of picture graphs to help them. Pupils are then asked to read and interpret the information from the bar graphs.