Tag Archives: reasoning

Year 4: Finding Missing Values

Year 4: Finding Missing Values Would you like to introduce algebra in a fun, jolly way? If so, take a look at our latest Year 4 pages on finding the missing values. Different ‘ratty characters’ have values which need to be worked out by dividing and then combining with other values to find the final […]

Reasoning problems in Year 3

Reasoning problems in Year 3 We have more requests for word problems/real life problems than any other area of maths and we have been really concentrating on these over the last few months. Our latest sets for Year 3 challenge children to work out the costs of buying tickets, clothes etc. taking advantage of various […]

Year 5 Reasoning: Day’s Out

Year 5 Reasoning: Day’s Out Appearances can be deceptive. Our latest Year 5 reasoning worksheets look incredibly simple – just one question on a page and plenty of graphics showing fun days out to the zoo, water park etc. In reality they require a great deal of work; for instance, to decide whether a 3 […]

Year 4 Reasoning About Number

Year 4 Reasoning About Number Reasoning in Mathematics is the in-phrase at the moment and we have just published some great resources for Year 4 children. These concentrate on reasoning about number and working with thousands. When first encountering a new problem children need to make use of the knowledge they already have to help […]

Year 3 Reasoning

Year 3 Reasoning The Reasoning categories are some of my favourite resources as they are all about putting mathematical knowledge and understanding to good use. Our latest resources for Year 3 Reasoning and Problem Solving include place value, number facts and money but there is a wealth of other material there and well worth a […]

Year 2 Reasoning worksheets

Year 2 Reasoning worksheets Logical thinking, experimenting, working in a systematic way, recording accurately and checking that results are correct are all essential parts of mathematics. We have just published further great pages on Reasoning for Year 2 which will need all of the above skills to be answered successfully. We have one of the […]

Year 1 Reasoning: sorting

Year 1 Reasoning: sorting As well as rapid recall of knowledge children are also expected to show that they can reason, generalise and justify answers. This, of course, takes a lot of practice and our most recent Year 1 pages on sorting are just the thing to help develop this. Children are asked to sort […]

Year 1 Reasoning

Year 1 Reasoning One of my favourite types of activity: using a selection of number cards to answer ‘How many ways can you make ….. ?’ style questions. An important part of this is for children to describe in their own words what they are doing, how they can be certain they are correct, or […]

Year 2 Reasoning

Year 2 Reasoning Many schools are now trying a ‘mastery programme’ as used in Singapore and other parts of the Far East, to give children a deep understanding and fluency in the fundamentals of maths. Reasoning is an essential part of this. Our very latest reasoning pages look at place value and how many different […]

KS2 SAT Calculations on the Reasoning Paper

KS2 SAT Calculations on the Reasoning Paper It is not too long now before the Year 6 tests and we have just published four new sets of questions to help with some of the harder style questions on the KS2 Maths Reasoning Paper. The first looks at multiplying and dividing decimals by 10, 100 and […]