Y1 Mathematics

Year 1 Describe Position 1

This Year 1 Describe Position 1 lesson covers the prior learning of using everyday language to talk about position, before moving onto the main skill of using mathematical language to describe position.

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 Objectives
Mathematics Year 1: (1P2) Describe position, direction and movement, including whole, half, quarter and three quarter turns

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of using everyday language to talk about position, before moving onto the main skill of using mathematical language to describe position.. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

PowerPoint from the old Resource Pack
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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.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps the prior learning of using everyday language to talk about position, before moving onto the main skill of using mathematical language to describe position.

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Interactive Activity

This Reception Positional Language Objects Game will allow children to use their knowledge of language related to size.

2 Practical Activities

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Supporting Activity

Supporting Activity

This Describe Position 1 supporting activities sheet contains suggestions for additional tasks you might wish to use to support pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the lesson.

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Practical Activities

Practical Activities

These practical activities include tasks covering a range of provision areas for pupils to practise the main skill of using mathematical language to describe position.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency questions and a reasoning or problem solving task for pupils to practise the main skill of count in 10s.

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency questions and a reasoning or problem solving task for pupils to practise the main skill of using mathematical language to describe position.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Describe Position Game is designed to checks pupils' ability to use mathematical language to describe position.

2 Application

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This describe position 1 extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the describe position 1 lesson.

Application and Reasoning from the old Resource Pack
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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 worksheet 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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Challenge Activity

Challenge Activity

This Year 1 Describe Position 1 Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of describing position. Children will follow the clues to place items in the correct position on the shelf.

2 Homework

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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.

2 Additional Activities

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Summer week 7 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This Position and Direction Consolidation Year 1 resource will help your pupils consolidate their understanding of Summer Block 3: Position and Direction.