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Year 5 Year 6 two lessons Multi-Step Addition Subtraction Problems Bar Models Word Problems Mastery
This resource is 2 lessons on Addition and Subtraction Multi-Step problems.

Some of the problems are 2 and 3-step, some are even more!

The answers are in the files with the resources. They can be written on the backs of the cards as a form of self-assessment.

Lesson 1 - focus on using the Steps to Success to figure out the calculations needed.
Lesson 2 - using the Steps to Success to represent the problems as Bar Models and writing their own word problems using given calculations. Also a small focus on Perimeter (this was a gap in our assessment) and answering a multi-step problem using perimeter skills.

TWO SHEETS ARE NOT INCLUDED - these are detailed below.

Lesson 1 -
Lower Ability (Emerging) - Year 4 Two-Step addition and subtraction problems. (Not included - used a pre-made resource from Twinkl.)
Middle Ability (Developing) - Multi-Step Problems Developing Lesson 1.doc (Included)
Higher Ability (Secure) - Multi-Step Problems Secure Lesson 1.doc (Included)

Lesson 2 -
Lower Ability (Emerging) - Some Two-Step problems, some simpler multi-step problems to work towards Year 5 Curriculum - Emerging Word Problems Lesson 2.doc (Included)
Middle Ability (Developing) - Not included - use a pre-made resource from Twinkl.
Higher Ability (Secure) - Multi-Step Problems Addition and Subtraction Secure Lesson 2 - Included.

A flipchart containing Starters and Modelled Questions for both lessons is also included. This is on ActivInspire.
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  • Multi-Step-Problems-Secure-Lesson-1.docx
  • Multi-Step-Problems-Developing-Lesson-1.docx
  • Multi-Step-Problems-Addition-and-Subtraction-Secure-Lesson-2.docx
  • Addition-and-Subtraction-Multi-Step-Lesson-1-and-2-TES.flipchart
  • Emerging-Word-Problems-Lesson-2.docx

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Created: Apr 14, 2017

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