Build Dr Doom's island! A fun Year 3 & 4 Maths game using budgeting, perimeter and drawing shapes

Build Dr Doom's island! A fun Year 3 & 4 Maths game using budgeting, perimeter and drawing shapes

Can you engineer Dr Doom's new luxury research island? This is a great maths activity for lower KS2, most specifically Years 3 and 4. Children will receive a blank A3 island template. They are provided with a budget and information cards explaining how to build various buildings and luxury items. Be careful though because you have to stay within budget! This activity is a great way for children to learn and revise maths skills. Throughout the activity they must perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, draw different 2D shapes & polygons and work out the perimeter of shapes. It is complete with a PowerPoint which sets the scenario and clearly explains the activity. It also includes an example of a completed island. I designed and used this source for a parent-children maths cafe and it went down a treat! The children and parents had a great time and gave me tremendous feedback! I hope you enjoy it! Please leave me with any feedback and check out my shop following the link below. A more eco-friendly grey scale version of this resource is available. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Geometry 1 Y3 -  Unit of work - Polygons, classifying and producing  2-D and 3-D shapes & symmetry

Geometry 1 Y3 - Unit of work - Polygons, classifying and producing 2-D and 3-D shapes & symmetry

This is a unit of work which contains a scaffolded PowerPoint, five worksheets and one activity to cover five sessions. I have produced a recommended lesson plan which clearly sequences each session . In addition to these resources you will also need mirrors, coloured pencils and materials to make 3-D models such as Polydron. The LO's are below which gives you an idea of the unit's sequence. Session 1 - I will be able to understand polygons are 2-D shapes with straight lines forming a circuit and identify these. Sessions 2 - I can follow instructions to draw different polygons and 2-D shapes. Session 3 - I will be able to identify symmetry within shapes. Session 4 - I can make my own 3-D shapes. Session 5 - I can classify 2-D and 3-D shapes based on their properties. Thank you for looking. Any feedback left would be greatly appreciated. Please see my shop for similar resources and games by following the link below. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Materials - Year 5 unit of work - All  plans and resources including assessment.

Materials - Year 5 unit of work - All plans and resources including assessment.

This is seven lessons worth of work. Each lesson is directly related to the national curriculum’s objectives for the Year 5 unit of materials. The unit comes complete with an end-of-unit quiz (including mark scheme) to test the children’s understanding. I designed all the lessons myself to include: Cross-curricular writing (2 built-in extended writing opportunities) Maths (Venn diagrams, line graphs and reference to volume) Scientific work (nearly every lesson involves an experiment / activity) Scientific vocabulary, including references to variables, particularly controls for fair testing. I decided to add this resource as it worked extremely well with my class, the children enjoyed it and it allowed me to evidence and teach so much of the curriculum as you can see above. All lesson plans, presentations and resources are included. PLEASE NOTE - A lot of these lessons require extra-resources which your school most likely already have such as graph paper, and stop watches, scientific paper etc. Some lessons do require the teacher to buy resources (all of which will be cheap) such as Rice Krispies and chocolate (a lesson on reversible changes) and others. Thanks for viewing, please review and check out my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Mathematical football cards

Mathematical football cards

Mathematical top-trump style cards based on Year 5/6 math objectives in multiplication, division, subtraction and addition. 24 cards in a set! Inspire your football-crazy children! Please see more resources @ https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Year 5 test on perimeter, area, volume and converting between units.

Year 5 test on perimeter, area, volume and converting between units.

This is a summative assessment to test the children's knowledge on converting between units, perimeter, area and volume. It has problem solving questions to test the children's ability to problem solve around these areas. The test is complete with a marks scheme. To see other tests, activities and games please see my shop @ https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1 Please leave and feedback and thanks for viewing!
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Murder mystery - Maths problem solving Year 3 / 4

Murder mystery - Maths problem solving Year 3 / 4

A famous racing car driver has hosted a dinner party and been left murdered! Children must use their mathematical problem solving skills to work through the clues, eliminating suspects to be left with the murderer's true identity! The pack contains: - Activity sheets for the children - QR codes to check the answers at each stage - PowerPoint to model, set the scene and check answers For more math resources please see my shop https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1 Thanks!
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Column addition for Year 3 featuring Dr Doom!

Column addition for Year 3 featuring Dr Doom!

This is an introduction to Column addition aimed at Year 3 (UK) or Second grade (US). It starts of with basic examples and moves to explain bridging through ten, hundred and both ten and hundred in a visual, child friendly and easy to understand way. The children will have great fun defeating my mathematics villain, Dr Doom! It has four worksheets which correspond to a code that the children use to defeat each stage of Dr Doom's plan. The PowerPoint has logical break off points meaning it's perfect to complete over multiple sessions. I have tried to provide children with a clear understanding of the methods underpinning column addition which relates directly to the new style mastery curriculum. I hope the children have as much fun with it as my students did! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1 Happy learning :)
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Year 5/ 6 SPaG test (Test one)

Year 5/ 6 SPaG test (Test one)

This is a test I created which will provide information in your children's progress in these upper KS2 targets: 1. Identifying and using the passive voice 2. Modal verbs 3. Identifying and using relative clauses 4. Using apostrophes for possession and contractions 5. Using commas for various reasons 6. Using hyphens for compound adjectives 7. Using semicolons and extending sentences with semicolons and related main clauses. The test is out of 32 and is aimed to diagnose errors to aid future learning whilst also evidencing and checking children's current understanding. The test comes with a marking scheme. For other resources please see my shop by following the link below: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Year 6 (Upper KS2) Maths board game (all national curriculum objectives) Black and white version

Year 6 (Upper KS2) Maths board game (all national curriculum objectives) Black and white version

A fun and engaging board game themed around my math villain, Dr Doom! The game has math questions from a range of topics such as number, fractions, measurement, geometry, time and many more all taken from the national curriculum. It is an amazing way to revise, practice, assess and motivate learners especially before SATs! It also contains word problem challenge cards with more detailed questions and multi-step problems. The children can take multiple routes to Dr Doom's laboratory meaning they can play it many times over! Instructions are provided which explains how to play the game (it's very simple). A colour version is also available. Please rate and feedback. Other primary resources are available in my shop which is linked below. Happy learning! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Column subtraction Year 3 featuring Dr Doom!

Column subtraction Year 3 featuring Dr Doom!

This is an introduction to Column subtraction aimed at Year 3 (UK) or Second grade (US). It starts of with basic examples and moves to explain exchanging ten, hundred and both tens and hundreds in a visual, child friendly and easy to understand way. The children will have great fun defeating my mathematics villain, Dr Doom! It has four worksheets which correspond to a code that the children use to defeat each stage of Dr Doom's plan. The PowerPoint has logical break off points meaning it's perfect to complete over multiple sessions. I have tried to provide children with a clear understanding of the methods underpinning column subtraction which relates directly to the new style mastery curriculum. I hope the children have as much fun with it as my students did! Happy learning :)
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'Outstanding' lesson on classifying angles into acute, right and obtuse (cross curricular link)

'Outstanding' lesson on classifying angles into acute, right and obtuse (cross curricular link)

This is a lesson I used for a recent observation in Year 3 (it's also relevant for Year 4) in which I was graded 'outstanding'. It teaches children to classify angles into acute, right and obtuse with a cross-curricular link to Science (angles of light). A lesson plan complete with all the activities, worksheets, resources and clear visual presentation is included. The lesson has a higher ability starter where they must work out missing number problems in context (missing angles within right angles.) Because they are multi-step problems they can be used evidence of greater depth learners. Thanks for looking. For more quality maths resources, please see my shop by following the link below: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Dr Doom data activity - pictogram and bar charts with one step and two step questions (Year 3)

Dr Doom data activity - pictogram and bar charts with one step and two step questions (Year 3)

In this activity children must use their knowledge of pictograms and bar charts to work out how much money Dr Doom raises and how much he spends. Children then have to answer one-step and two-step questions using this information. Finally, they must work out the amount of profit Dr Doom makes and draw this onto the bar chart. Thanks for looking. Please leave feedback and see my shop by following the link below. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Build Dr Doom's island! A fun Year 3 & 4 Maths game using budgeting, perimeter and drawing shapes

Build Dr Doom's island! A fun Year 3 & 4 Maths game using budgeting, perimeter and drawing shapes

Can you engineer Dr Doom's new luxury research island? This is a great maths activity for lower KS2, most specifically Years 3 and 4. Children will receive a blank A3 island template. They are provided with a budget and information cards explaining how to build various buildings and luxury items. Be careful though because you have to stay within budget! This activity is a great way for children to learn and revise maths skills. Throughout the activity they must perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, draw different 2D shapes & polygons and work out the perimeter of shapes. It is complete with a PowerPoint which sets the scenario and clearly explains the activity. It also includes an example of a completed island. I designed and used this source for a parent-children maths cafe and it went down a treat! The children and parents had a great time and gave me tremendous feedback! I hope you enjoy it! Please leave me with any feedback and check out my shop following the link below. A more eco-friendly grey scale version of this resource is available. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Differences in time on a 24 hour clock PowerPoint, activity and worksheets for Year 3 and Lower KS2

Differences in time on a 24 hour clock PowerPoint, activity and worksheets for Year 3 and Lower KS2

This resource contains a PowerPoint which fully explains how to work out differences in time for 24 hour clocks. It uses a scaffolded approach starting from comparing times within the same hour to comparing times differences between hours. It contains a relevant basic skills starter session (missing number problems and using the inverse operation to solve these), two worksheets and a differentiated group activity linked to my mathematical villain, Dr Doom! This worked really well with my class and produced some super work. The children found the final activity particularly fun and the feedback they gave me was extremely positive! It has been differentiated meaning it is suitable for all learners. Please rate my resources. I welcome all feedback! Please check out my shop using the link below. Thanks! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Geometry 1 Y3 -  Unit of work - Polygons, classifying and producing  2-D and 3-D shapes & symmetry

Geometry 1 Y3 - Unit of work - Polygons, classifying and producing 2-D and 3-D shapes & symmetry

This is a unit of work which contains a scaffolded PowerPoint, five worksheets and one activity to cover five sessions. I have produced a recommended lesson plan which clearly sequences each session . In addition to these resources you will also need mirrors, coloured pencils and materials to make 3-D models such as Polydron. The LO's are below which gives you an idea of the unit's sequence. Session 1 - I will be able to understand polygons are 2-D shapes with straight lines forming a circuit and identify these. Sessions 2 - I can follow instructions to draw different polygons and 2-D shapes. Session 3 - I will be able to identify symmetry within shapes. Session 4 - I can make my own 3-D shapes. Session 5 - I can classify 2-D and 3-D shapes based on their properties. Thank you for looking. Any feedback left would be greatly appreciated. Please see my shop for similar resources and games by following the link below. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Who wants to be a SPaGillionaire?  (Lower KS2)

Who wants to be a SPaGillionaire? (Lower KS2)

This resource pack contains an interactive PowerPoint and activity sheets which focus on the following Lower KS2 SPaG objectives: - Apostrophes (for contractions and to indicate possession) - Speech / quotation marks - Paragraphs - Conjunctions - Fronted adverbials It teachers the skill using concise explanations and clear examples. It then has a question which you must answer as a class for each of the five topics. Finally, there is a short activity sheet allowing the children time to practice each skill. The answers have been included in the PowerPoint so it is perfect for self assessment, meaning less marking for you! It is perfect for teaching, recapping and consolidating each of the skills. Its fun style means the children find it super-engaging! I hope you enjoy it! Please provide me with feedback and check out my other resources at: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1 Happy learning! Thank you :)
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Build Dr Doom's island! Year 3 & 4 Maths game using budgeting, perimeter and drawing shapes (B&W)

Build Dr Doom's island! Year 3 & 4 Maths game using budgeting, perimeter and drawing shapes (B&W)

Can you engineer Dr Doom's new luxury research island? This is a great maths activity for lower KS2, most specifically Years 3 and 4. Children will receive a blank A3 island template. They are provided with a budget and information cards explaining how to build various buildings and luxury items. Be careful though because you have to stay within budget! This activity is a great way for children to learn and revise maths skills. Throughout the activity they must perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, draw different 2D shapes & polygons and work out the perimeter of shapes. It is complete with a PowerPoint which sets the scenario and clearly explains the activity. It also includes an example of a completed island. I designed and used this source for a parent-children maths cafe and it went down a treat! The children and parents had a great time and gave me tremendous feedback! I hope you enjoy it! Please leave me with any feedback and check out my shop following the link below. A coloured version of the resource is also available. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Year 5 (Upper KS2) Maths board game (all national curriculum objectives)

Year 5 (Upper KS2) Maths board game (all national curriculum objectives)

A fun and engaging board game themed around my math villain, Dr Doom! The game has math questions from a range of topics such as number, place value, measurement, geometry and time. It is an amazing way to revise, practice, assess and motivate learners! It also contains word problem challenge cards. The children can take multiple routes to Dr Doom's laboratory meaning they can play it many times over! Please rate and feedback. Other primary resources are available in my shop which is linked below. Happy learning! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Year 5 (Upper KS2) Maths board game (all national curriculum objectives) Black and white version

Year 5 (Upper KS2) Maths board game (all national curriculum objectives) Black and white version

A fun and engaging board game themed around my math villain, Dr Doom! The game has math questions from a range of topics such as number, place value, measurement, geometry and time. It is an amazing way to revise, practice, assess and motivate learners! It also contains word problem challenge cards. The children can take multiple routes to Dr Doom's laboratory meaning they can play it many times over! This is a more eco-friendly black and white version however a coloured version is available at the same price. Please rate and feedback. Other primary resources are available in my shop which is linked below. Happy learning! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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Year 3 / Lower KS2 time megabundle

Year 3 / Lower KS2 time megabundle

This pack contains much of what you need to cover all the time objectives in Year 3. It contains a extensive PowerPoint which introduce how to tell the time on 12 and 24 hour clocks all of which are complete with differentiated worksheets which should be broken down into multiple sessions. It also contains two more presentations which teach students how to compare 12 and 24 hour times using a scaffolded approach. Each one has its own fun activity linked to my mathematical villain, Dr Doom! Please see my shop for more resources and review my products. Thanks! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/d_roberts1
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