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I am an experienced primary teacher in upper KS2. I make lots of starters for maths lessons and love to share them for others to use.

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I am an experienced primary teacher in upper KS2. I make lots of starters for maths lessons and love to share them for others to use.
Halving two digit numbers
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Halving two digit numbers

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A PowerPoint that suggests a method for halving 2 digit numbers and provides practice in that method. It includes a suggestion for halving numbers with odd tens.
Multiplication - Associative Law - KS2/KS3
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Multiplication - Associative Law - KS2/KS3

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A PowerPoint that helps to illustrate the possible use of the associative law to carry out mental multiplication. Method involes looking at the factors of the numbers to be multiplied. Suitable for upper KS2 and KS3
Short Division
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Short Division

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A PowerPoint that demonstrates the method of short division. The early slides have no remainders. On the final slide, the remainder is converted to a decimal.
Multiplying by 4
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Multiplying by 4

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A PowerPoint that illustrates how to multiply by 4 by doubling twice and then provides practice. The method shown involves partitioning and recombining.