Primary maths: Roman numerals

Explore roman numerals with your KS2 pupils, using these hand-picked classroom activities, lesson ideas, games and displays

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Roman Numerals On Clocks As Part Of Exploring Roman Numerals With Your Primary Pupils In Maths Lessons

Explore these time-travelling Roman numerals resources with your primary pupils

As one of the most cross-curricular topics in maths, Roman numerals is a great topic to teach because it is grounded in real-life contexts. To help your students get to grips with these ancient methods of counting, we've hand-picked some of the best resources that will ensure mistakes are a thing of the past. 

Classroom activities

Roman Numerals mastery KS2
MissFincham

Roman Numerals mastery KS2

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Roman Numeral addition and subtraction questions with numbers missing e.g. LIX - ??? = XIV ??? \+ XXXVIII = XCVI 3 differentiated sheets - bronze, silver and gold. Also, an extension task on roman numeral sequences (quite tricky with square and cubed numbers and prime numbers)
KS2:  Roman Numerals Resource Pack (UPDATED)
Andrew Long

KS2: Roman Numerals Resource Pack (UPDATED)

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This is a complete resource pack for teaching Roman Numeral objectives in KS2. Included is an 37 page flip-chart (I have uploaded in ActivInspire, PowerPoint and PDF format) to help deliver the lessons, a 34 page booklet of differentiated activities including games, worksheets and an assessment. I h...

Lesson ideas

Roman Numerals PowerPoint for KS2
LeoLymanResources

Roman Numerals PowerPoint for KS2

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Read Roman numerals to 1000 (M) and recognize years written in Roman numerals. This resource explores Roman Numerals with various games, activities, questions and extensions used with my previous classes in Years 5 and 6. Printable slides for resources in white. Clear layout and simply ...
Roman Numbers made easy
bgodha

Roman Numbers made easy

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I put together this simple Ms-Powerpoint presentation to explain Roman Numbers to year/grade 3/4 kids. My daughter loves it and is now empowered to compute any Roman number to its decimal value or vice versa. There is no need to memorise charts of Roman numbers. Simply make kids understand the logi...
Read Roman Numerals to 100 (I to C)
PrimaryPros

Read Roman Numerals to 100 (I to C)

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_**Please find within this download:**_ A detailed and engaging PowerPoint, Differentiated (SEN, LA, MA, HA, Mastery and Greater Depth) Worksheet with Answer Sheet for a complete lesson on this Year 4 Place Value statement: read Roman numerals to 100 (I to C) and know that over time, the numera...

Games and displays

Roman Numerals Hundred Square
Helen Rachel Crossley

Roman Numerals Hundred Square

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Roman Numerals Hundred Square: A clear Hundred Square Poster showing all numbers 1-100 in Roman Numerals. Also includes rules for reading and writing Roman Numerals and a handy mnemonic to aid recollection of the symbols used. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visi...
Roman Numeral Spinner Game
ryan-brewer

Roman Numeral Spinner Game

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Spinner game for identifying Roman Numerals up to 1000. Two games in one. both sets of instructions are on the sheet. Inspired by Tara Loughran.
KS2 Roman Numerals Game
ClassroomSecrets

KS2 Roman Numerals Game

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This resource has six differentiated levels for Year 4 and Year 5 children to recognise Roman Numerals and match them to digits. You can find more Roman Numerals resources here: https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/search/?fwp_search=roman%20numerals
Year 5/6 Roman Numerals - Treasure Hunt
annarose93

Year 5/6 Roman Numerals - Treasure Hunt

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I was struggling to find an interesting way to teach and consolidate Roman numerals with my Year 5 class so I created this treasure hunt for the children to complete. Not only are the clues numbered with Roman numerals but they also feature questions (in Roman numerals) for the children to solve to ...