Y5 Maths

Add More Than 4 Digits Lesson

This Year 5 Add More Than 4 Digits lesson covers the prior learning of adding numbers with up to 4 digits, before moving onto the main skill of adding numbers beyond 10,000.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objective
Mathematics Year 5: (5C2) Add and subtract whole numbers with more than 4 digits, including using formal written methods (columnar addition and subtraction)

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of adding numbers with up to 4 digits, before moving onto the main skill of adding numbers beyond 10,000.. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Modelling Powerpoint

Modelling Powerpoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

Jade provides a practical demonstration of formal column addition with four and five-digit numbers in this Add More than Four Digits Video Tutorial.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps adding numbers with up to 4 digits, before moving onto the main skill of adding numbers beyond 10,000.

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Interactive Activity

This Add 4-Digit Numbers Game provides an opportunity for pupils to practise adding two 4-digit numbers where an exchange takes place.

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Video Tutorial

Laura shows pupils how to use a place value grid and column addition to add two 4-digit numbers together in this Add Two 4-Digit Numbers Video Tutorial.

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Supporting Activities

Supporting Activities

This add more than 4 digits supporting activities sheet contains suggestions for additional tasks you might wish to use to support pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the lesson.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes differentiated varied fluency questions for pupils to practise interpreting and using negative numbers in context.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Add More Than 4 Digits Game comprises five questions designed to consolidate pupils’ understanding of adding together numbers with more than four digits.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This Add More than 4 Digits Discussion Problems includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of adding numbers beyond 10,000.

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Challenge Activity

Challenge Activity

This Year 5 Add More than 4 Digits Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of adding numbers with four or more digits.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Tripp and Tori Backpacker visit Sweden to see some local attractions. They count the steps they take, the heights they climb and solve a problem with their hotel safe – all using their knowledge of adding more than 4 digits.

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This resource is aimed at Year 5 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in Autumn Block 2 – Addition and Subtraction.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 4 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.