Maths

 

Every week, the children compete to earn the most Mathletics points as an individual and for their class.  There are prizes and trophies up for grabs and our teachers are very competitive so come on Year 3!!

 

You could also visit our Year 3 Work Page to see examples of the Maths methods we have worked on previously (addition and subtraction).  Try teaching someone else the method! 

 

In Summer 1, our Maths focus is fractions.  We will be learning to:

- Count up and down in tenths; recognise that tenths arise from dividing an object into 10 equal parts and in dividing one-digit numbers or quantities by 10.

- Recognise, find and write fractions of a discrete set of objects; unit fractions (1/3, 1/2, 1/4 etc) and non-unit fractions (2/3, 3/4, 5/8 etc) with small denominators.

- Recognise and show, using diagrams, equivalent fractions with small denominators.

 

Follow these links to games that can help you with fractions:

Topmarks Website

Primary Homework Help

 

Last term we were working on multiplication methods, so learning times tables are crucial! The children should already know their 2, 5 and 10 times tables really well.  Our year 3 target is to learn the 3, 4 and 8 times tables so get practising!

Visit the Bartley Maths Zone for links to activities and games.

 

Our learning involved using arrays as a visual representation of multiplication.  We looked at how to use known multiplication facts to predict others (for example, if I know that 2 x 3 is 6, then 4 x 3 is double that = 12).  Look at these images to find out more!