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I am a current class teacher and head of PE. Resources uploaded are aimed at Years 5 and 6 but I also hope to add further year groups incorporating skills required for the culmination of a child's primary schooling.

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I am a current class teacher and head of PE. Resources uploaded are aimed at Years 5 and 6 but I also hope to add further year groups incorporating skills required for the culmination of a child's primary schooling.

#### Year 6 Fractions - Active Learning Lesson and Resources

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This lesson is designed to give children an active maths lesson where they do not realise explicitly they are being taught maths but rather see it as part of a fun, challenging experience with their classmates. It contributes towards the goal of keeping children physically working to at least a moderate intensity of thirty minutes a day and has proven to capture children’s attention across ranges of ability. The presentation attached guides you through each activity that the children complete, whereby they complete a series of games as teams and then are tasked with adding up their scores in the form of fractions. This gradually gets more challenging but will allow children to show their understanding of grouping fractions to create whole numbers or to create other fractions and work as a team. This lesson in particular covers fractions for Year 6 (comparing, ordering, adding, subtracting and multiplying), however it is easily modifiable to suit other topics of maths and other year groups. I will be uploading further lessons at a later date. To begin the lesson, the children complete a simple warm up moving round the space, this can be practicing their times tables to having a number card and completing commands if the statement said matches their card. They will then join a group designated by the colour of the card/beanie bag and complete the activities. The lesson requires either tables moved to the sides of the room or hall space to be effective. It also requires: an assortment of cones, beanie bags, mixture of different coloured balls or similar item, hoops.

#### Year 6 Percentages - Maths Active Learning

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Activities and presentation containing tasks and challenges to enable children to apply and develop their learning of percentage equivalents in an active manner. A treasure hunt is the final activity that is included which involves a development of the fraction work children will have previously done in class alongside their understanding of percentages. Cones, bean bags and small balls also required. This lesson should be conducted in an area with space.

#### Year 6 - sorting multiples

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Differentiated resource sorting multiples into Venn diagrams.

#### Year 6 - Maths Active Learning (dividing and multiplying fractions)

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The follow up to the first Active Maths Lesson. The first lesson proved incredibly successful with the lower ability children all taking a proactive part in maths in mixed ability groups and saw fantastic reasoning, grouping and questioning between all children. This lesson follows a similar structure in how the games are played and the summative learning at the end. However there is a focus on using their knowledge of multiplying and dividing fractions to work out their scores and complete the scavenger hunt. I have used blue, white, red, yellow and green for my scores as they are the most abundant coloured PE resource we have in school. This is easily modifiable based on your own schools. Pack contains: presentation with games and explanation; scavenger hunt activity sheet; scavenger hunt questions; lesson plan.

#### Escape Room - Maths Challenge

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Completed this activity with my Year 6 class but suitable for most year groups. Takes a short amount of explanation but then children can complete in groups or independently. Puts the onus on the children to think of their own word/arithmetic problems and checks their own understanding. Quite a simple task to run: children are presented with a room template with three doors containing a different answer on the front; they create a question card from one of their topics thus far and a correct answer for the question which aligns with one of the doors. These can then be compiled into a class set which can be preserved and used as you see fit, such as during wet breaks, golden time, a challenge during a lesson. This can added to as the year goes on and a way of revisiting topics. Files contain: room template, question card template, explanation of activity (editable).