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Key Stage 1 maths resources

I am a primary school teacher based in an outstanding national lead school in the Birmingham area. I am currently teaching in Year 1 after being in Year 2 for three years since beginning as a NQT. My resources aim to facilitate mastery by providing fluency, reasoning and problem solving opportunities across a range of mathematical topics.

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I am a primary school teacher based in an outstanding national lead school in the Birmingham area. I am currently teaching in Year 1 after being in Year 2 for three years since beginning as a NQT. My resources aim to facilitate mastery by providing fluency, reasoning and problem solving opportunities across a range of mathematical topics.
Year 1 part-whole model/bar model reasoning and problem solving
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Year 1 part-whole model/bar model reasoning and problem solving

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Reasoning and problem solving lesson in which the children have to apply their knowledge of part-whole models and bar-models to explain why given representations are incorrect. An excellent 'mastery' lesson. Flipchart and 'super challenge' included. An engaging Trolls booklet in which Poppy and Branch need help!
Year 1 - Money resources
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Year 1 - Money resources

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A range of resources ideal for Year 1 children who have a secure knowledge of money. Different problem solving activities are included.
KS1 - Life in Victorian Britain
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KS1 - Life in Victorian Britain

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A lesson centred on historical enquiry into life in Victorian Britain. Suitable for Year 1, Year 2 or even lower Key Stage 2. Questions focus on Victorian schools and Victorian family life. An excellent lesson to facilitate the analysis of photographic evidence.
Year 1/2 Place Value Starter
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Year 1/2 Place Value Starter

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Place value loop card starter activity. The children need to work out the number represented by Base Ten. If they have the corresponding number on their card it's their turn to bring it to the front! Engaging resource that can be used as a beat the clock or beat your record activity.
Year 1/2 - 2D shape problem solving
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Year 1/2 - 2D shape problem solving

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A problem solving lesson based on 2D shapes - encourages children to explain their reasoning in order to help master this topic. Includes flipchart and anchor task.
Year 1/2 - Place value problem solving
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Year 1/2 - Place value problem solving

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Problem solving lesson in which children have to use a set of digit cards (2, 3, 4, 5 and 6) to answer given questions (e.g. 'What is the largest even number you can make?') Leads into recognition of odd and even numbers. Flipchart included.
Year 2 - Pictograms
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Year 2 - Pictograms

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Year 2 pictogram activity based on class' favourite arctic animals. Question sheets to supplement the pictogram table - interpretation questions include vocabulary such as 'how many more...?
Year 2 - Capacity
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Year 2 - Capacity

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Year 2 differentiated worksheets based on capacity. Intervals must be calculated before the liquid amounts of each measuring jug can be written. Challenges include writing whether everyday objects would have their capacities measured in millilitres or litres. Reasoning challenge - To explain why a statement based on capacity is wrong (relating to taller and wider measuring vessels)