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WEEK 1

WEEK 1 MATHS CHALLENGE QUESTION

 

Mr Booth's calculator has broken.

Is this number sentence correct ?

 

16 + 7 = 25

The children were given the challenge of trying to find out if 25 was the correct answer. They have lots of resources in the classroom but had to independently decide which to use to prove their answer.

maths challenge week 1.wmv

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Some children showed how to work out an addition using their fingers and counting on from the first number.

counting on.mp4

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Freddie chose to use a number line to count on to work out his answer.
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Some of the class used the multi link cubes as a resource to help them join two groups together to find out the right amount. They counted out 16 then the 7 then counted all together.
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