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Today, you will be using a variety of methods to solve word problems.

Thought we would kick off today's learning with a video.

A little reminder of prime numbers.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-maths-prime-numbers-with-ben-shires/zh4pwty

Within each Power Point, there are different word problems to solve.

  • Use RUCSAC
  • Remember to read the question carefully.
  • Underline line key information
  • Change operation words into symbols.
  • Jottings could help. 
  • Draw an image, a cartoon strip to help you see/understand word problem.
  • Can you use models-number lines, bar models.
  • Strategies? Pencil and paper-formal methods-mental methods.
  • Use/explain a method to double check your answers.

 

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