Free Roman Numerals Year 4 Place Value Learning Video Clip


Step 1: Free Roman Numerals Year 4 Place Value Learning Video Clip

Jake is visiting the Colosseum whilst on holiday in Rome. He gets trapped in different areas and needs to use his knowledge of Roman numerals to escape.

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Discussion points for teachers

  1. Find the missing numerals to escape from the room. Discuss how to solve the calculations to identify the missing values.
  2. Identify the missing Roman numerals by converting the numbers shown on the wall. Discuss how different digits are represented by Roman numerals.
  3. Using subtraction and addition, create 3 totals that are greater than 59 and less than 71 to open the trap door. Discuss the values of the Roman numerals shown, investigate possible combinations using estimation and written calculation.

Optional discussion points:

Which Roman numerals do you know?

National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 4: (4N3b) Read Roman numerals to 100 (I to C) and know that over time, the numeral system changed to include the concept of zero and place value

Mathematics Year 4: (4N6) Solve number and practical problems that involve all of the above and with increasingly large positive numbers

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