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## KS2 Maths Investigations Based On Real Life In Primary School

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## KS2 Topical Maths Problems

There are lots of benefits of course, but the most important as far as we’re concerned are these:

- pupils are required to talk and reason about their maths
- the maths problem solving investigations cement higher order reasoning skills and problem solving
- starting early with Year 5 maths investigations you can support familiarity with the sorts of questions that come up in Year 6 SATs.

We guarantee you’ll see your pupils’ reasoning and problems solving skills improve!

## 1. KS2 Maths Investigations Involve Pupils Talking and Reasoning

## 2. KS2 Maths Investigations Cement Higher Order Reasoning Skills

## 3. KS2 Maths Investigations Give Early Exposure To SATs Style, Reasoning Questions

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February? Pancake day, Valentines Day, and Fairtrade Fortnight.

March? Red Nose Day, World Book Day, and Holi.

## 2. Trends and pop-culture KS2 maths investigations

## 3. Simple stuff engages pupils with maths problem solving and reasoning

Don’t be afraid to stick with the simple stuff and the smaller aspects of the world.

## 4. Cool factor for primary teachers – even in Maths

## 5. Make your maths investigations REALLY relevant

Instead of a stranger gathering four apples and eating three, make your pupil.

Instead of apples, why not their favourite snack?

Here’s our complete list of topical maths investigations for year 5 and year 6.

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## Division Rules

This challenge encourages you to explore dividing a three-digit number by a single-digit number.

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## Problem-Solving Investigation: Multiples, factors & prime numbers (Year 6 Multiplication & Division)

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## Year 6 Multiplication and Division - Problem-Solving Investigations

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## Random Sampling and Making Inferences ~ Investigation Activity 7th Grade Math

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## Telling the Time - Analog clock word problems | Grade 2

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The six steps of problem solving involve problem definition, problem analysis, developing possible solutions, selecting a solution, implementing the solution and evaluating the outcome. Problem solving models are used to address issues that...

The answer to any math problem depends on upon the question being asked. In most math problems, one needs to determine a missing variable. For instance, if a problem reads as 2+3 = , one needs to figure out what the number after the equals ...

To calculate percentages, convert the percentage to a decimal and multiply it by the number in the problem. For example, to find 40 percent of 50, change it to 0.40 times 50, which gives you the result of 20.

Open-ended maths investigations have more than one solution and are designed to provide children with the freedom to come up with their own strategy and

These KS2 maths investigations include lots of problem-solving activities for year 3, 4, 5 and 6 pupils. You can find mystery games, challenge cards and

The problem solving element to these topical maths investigations naturally improves reasoning skills in Year 5 and Year 6 pupils, as they are more likely

This challenge encourages you to explore dividing a three-digit number by a

In this investigation we are going to count the number of 1s, 2s, 3s etc in numbers. Can you predict what will happen? Shaping It. Age 5 to 11. Challenge Level.

Individually, investigations are incorporated into every unit in our maths blocks. Y1 | Y1/2 | Y2 | Y3 | Y3/4 | Y4 | Y5 | Y5/6 | Y6. Or, you can find

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Year 6 Multiplication and Division: Multiples, factors and prime numbers. This in-depth Maths Investigation will develop maths meta-skills

Year 6). • Allow pupils to apply learning in different contexts.

Free - Percentage Investigation - A Birthday Interactive Activity Year 4 Maths, ... Year 6 Maths.

This is the 1st edition of my Maths Investigations. These activities allow students to apply their knowledge and understanding of maths