Fluency, reasoning and problem solving in primary maths

Maths mastery resources to deepen and consolidate your primary pupils' understanding

Develop fluency, reasoning and problem solving in Maths with the mastery approach

The skills of fluency, reasoning and problem solving are well-known to all primary Maths teachers, and in mastery teaching they play an essential role. To help you develop your mastery approach, we have hand-picked this selection of Maths resources, with everything from reasoning lessons and problem solving worksheets, to daily fluency questions and independent investigations. So, why not take a look?

To find out more about Maths mastery explore Teaching for mastery in primary maths.

Reasoning and Problem Solving Questions Collection - KS1 and KS2

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These booklets each contain over 40 reasoning and problem solving questions suitable for KS1, KS2 and KS3 classes. These are the questions that we have been putting out each day in March 2016 on Twitter in the run up to SATS. The answers are provided with some simple notes at the back of the bo...

Maths Mastery Times Tables Activities.

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Engaging activities for multiplication facts. These multiplication fact sheets have been a great hit with my students, and I'm sure they will be with yours too. They will help students understand the concept of multiplication, as well as memorize their multiplication facts. They can be used as ...

Length and Perimeter

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Fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for perimeter.

Division Investigation

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A simple division investigation that asks pupils to show what happens when you divide. Pupils make whole squares to represent dividing by 4. You will need to make the link to the calculation explicit. Pupils will hopefully be able to see from the investigation what it means to make the whole and w...

Compare and order negative integers and decimals - mastery worksheet

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This is a mastery worksheet involving comparing and ordering negative integers and decimals. The worksheet is split into 3 sections, fluency, reasoning and problem solving so students can master the topic. All answers are included for the questions. Please help me by reviewing my resources. As a ...

KS2: Time - Problem Solving

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This a collection of problem solving resources for teaching time objectives in KS2. Use these resources in stand alone activities or to challenge and give children the opportunity to show deeper understanding. The resources are differentiated and include answer sheets (where possible). This pack is ...

Measures Problem Solving Worksheet

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A worksheet which embeds problem solving skills and application into measures - length, weight and volume. Problems include addressing misconceptions, reasoning, estimating and applying mathematical knowledge.

Fluency: Bridging (Sample Set)

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Do you operate a **mastery** classroom? Do you find it difficult to teach bridging method using visual resources? Look no further than the full set of fluency activities designed to allow children to develop the skills of bridging as an addition strategy using Numicon or Tens Frames. The fu...

Daily Maths Fluency - Year 5 - NEW - 6 weeks of Questions and Answers

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Daily Maths Fluency - Year 5 - NEW - 6 weeks of Questions and Answers based on a PowerPoint and PDF. Questions only PowerPoint and Answer only PowerPoint have also been created. These have all the national curriculum areas in mathematics needed.

Decimals Reasoning and Problem Solving

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These problems will give your Year 6 pupils the opportunity to reason and solve problems with decimals. This is a sample resource. For a full year s worth of reasoning and problem solving for Year 6 please see: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/reasoning-and-problem-solving-for-year-6-12201133