Y3 Maths

How Many Ways? Lesson

This Year 3 How Many Ways? lesson covers the prior learning of the 3, 4 and 8 times tables, before moving onto the main skill of identifying the possible combinations from two groups of objects.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step herehere 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: (3C8) Solve problems, including missing number problems, involving multiplication and division, including positive integer scaling problems and correspondence problems in which n objects are connected to m objects

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of the 3, 4 and 8 times tables, before moving onto the main skill of how many ways? 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

This Year 3 How Many Ways? lesson covers the prior learning of the 3, 4 and 8 times tables, before moving onto the main skill of identifying the possible combinations from two groups of objects. 

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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 The Three Times Table Game checks pupils' understanding of the three times table.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 The 8 Times Table Game has been designed to check pupils' understanding of the 8 times table.

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Matching Activity

This 4 and 8 Times Table Matching Game checks pupils’ understanding of facts from the 4 and 8 times tables.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of how many ways?

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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 How Many Ways? Game has been designed to check pupils’ understanding of identifying the different combinations of two sets of objects.

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Extension

This how many ways? extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the how many ways? lesson.

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This Year 3 How Many Ways? Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of identifying the different combinations of two sets of objects.