Maths at LJS
Maths Information Evening Resources
Rapid recall is essential for being successful in maths and the better you are at it, the more you will enjoy maths!
‘Beat that – Total recall’
These test rapid recall of additions and multiplications. Pupils will move up a stage when they have achieved full marks 3 times in a row within the given time.
Both roll a dice – Add them together or Multiply them together
Alone – Roll a dice and try to land on ten by adding your rolls together (you will sometimes need to subtract if you add up to over 10)
You can also try to land on 100 (from 90) or even 1000 (from 990). How about -10?
Split the pack – both turn a card – Add them together or Multiply them
(You will need to decide what a picture card is worth, e.g. 7)
Personal target – choose a target x table and times every card that you turn over by it. If you have a tricky x table (8s for example) then make every picture card worth an ‘8’!
I dare your brain not to remember that answer! Can you get under 3 minutes for each x table? How about under 2 minutes?
Stand/sit opposite a partner and agree whether to use one hand or two, and add them or multiply.
Both partners then choose how many fingers to hold out, the winner is the one who can add or multiply the numbers together first!