Reasoning Workout for Upper KS2

1000s of reasoning questions for Upper KS2 at your fingertips! The spreadsheet has 15 individual reasoning workouts (79 questions based on SATs type questions) that can be randomised to give you an unlimited number of combinations. This means they can be used over and over again throughout the year. A great way of getting pupils to practise their reasoning skills, aid with retention and prepare for Year 6 SATs.

This is a must have resource that prepares pupils for the year 6 reasoning SATs and a massive time saver…

Objectives Covered:

Read, write, order and compare numbers up to 10,000,000 and determine the value of each digit
Round any whole number to a required degree of accuracy
Use negative numbers in context, and calculate intervals across 0
Solve number and practical problems that involve all of the above
Solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why
Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Identify the value of each digit in numbers given to 3 decimal places and multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1,000 giving answers up to 3 decimal places
Solve problems involving the calculation of percentages [for example, of measures and such as 15% of 360] and the use of percentages for comparison
Solve problems involving similar shapes where the scale factor is known or can be found
Solve problems involving unequal sharing and grouping using knowledge of fractions and multiples
Use simple formulae
Generate and describe linear number sequences
Express missing number problems algebraically
Find pairs of numbers that satisfy an equation with 2 unknowns
Enumerate possibilities of combinations of 2 variables
Solve problems involving the calculation and conversion of units of measure, using decimal notation up to 3 decimal places where appropriate
Recognise when it is possible to use formulae for area and volume of shapes
Compare and classify geometric shapes based on their properties and sizes and find unknown angles in any triangles, quadrilaterals, and regular polygons
Illustrate and name parts of circles, including radius, diameter and circumference and know that the diameter is twice the radius
Recognise angles where they meet at a point, are on a straight line, or are vertically opposite, and find missing angles
Interpret and construct pie charts and line graphs and use these to solve problems

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Created: Apr 13, 2019

Updated: Jun 9, 2019


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