Y3 Mathematics

Year 3 Add and Subtract Capacities

This Year 3 Add and Subtract Capacities lesson covers the prior learning of adding 2-digit and 3-digit numbers and subtracting 2-digit numbers from 3-digit numbers, before moving onto the main skill of adding and subtracting capacities.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose here and here. 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 3: (3M9d) Add and subtract volume/ capacity (l/ ml)

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of adding 2-digit and 3-digit numbers and subtracting 2-digit numbers from 3-digit numbers, before moving onto the main skill of add and subtract capacities. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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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 prior learning of adding 2-digit and 3-digit numbers and subtracting 2-digit numbers from 3-digit numbers, before moving onto the main skill of adding and subtracting capacities.

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For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Add 2-Digit and 3-Digit Numbers Game includes three questions to check pupils' understanding of adding together two numbers with exchanges.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Add 2-Digit and 3-Digit Numbers Game includes five questions to check pupils' understanding of adding together 2-digit and 3-digit numbers with an exchange.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Subtract a 2-Digit Number from a 3-Digit Number Game includes five questions to check pupils' understanding of subtracting numbers with up to two exchanges.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of add and subtract capacities.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Add and Subtract Capacities Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of adding and subtracting volume and capacity.

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Extension

This add and subtract capacities extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the add and subtract capacities lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 3 Add and Subtract Capacities Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of adding and subtracting capacities.