MENTAL ARITHMETIC :

In this half term we were learning how to solve missing number problems, focusing on numbers to 10.  This will help children to be able to progress to mastery in sha Allah, once they can derive and recall the following facts:

  • number bonds with the total of 10, e.g. 3 + 7, or what to add to a single-digit number to
    make 10, e.g. 3 +  = 10
  • addition facts for totals to at least 5, e.g. 2 + 3, 4 + 3
  •  addition doubles for all numbers to at least 10, e.g. 8 + 8

Here is a video to explain one of the strategies we use in class:

Now try to solve this problem with your child: