Y3 Maths

Pattern Spotting Lesson

This Year 3 Pattern Spotting lesson covers the prior learning of related facts up to 100, before moving onto the main skill of identifying patterns between calculations up to 1,000.

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 3: (3C1) Add and subtract numbers mentally, including three-digit number and ones; three-digit number and tens; three-digit number and hundreds

Mathematics Year 3: (3C4) Solve problems, including missing number problems, using number facts, place value, and more complex addition and subtraction

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of related facts up to 100, before moving onto the main skill of pattern spotting. 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.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of related facts up to 100, before moving onto the main skill of identifying patterns between calculations up to 1,000.

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Video Tutorial

Katie shows children how to derive the related addition and subtraction calculations in this Related Facts Video Tutorial.

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Interactive Activity

This Related Facts Reasoning activity checks pupils' understanding of related calculations using similar digits.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Related Facts to 100 Maths Challenge aims to challenge pupils' understanding of using place value to link additions and subtractions.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes differentiated varied fluency questions for pupils to practise pattern spotting.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Pattern Spotting Game 1 includes five questions designed to check pupils' ability to spot patterns in calculations when adding ones, tens and hundreds to 3-digit numbers and use them to predict answers to other calculations.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Pattern Spotting Game 2 includes three questions designed to check pupils' ability to add and subtract ones, tens and hundreds to 3-digit numbers and recognise and predict what happens to the different place value columns.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

Reasoning and Problem Solving 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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Extension

Extension

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

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

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

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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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Interactive Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 3 Pattern Spotting Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of using patterns to solve calculations.

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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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This Addition and Subtraction Consolidation Year 3 Block 2 resource is aimed at Year 3 Secure 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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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Ali is working in the Animal Conservation Park, but it seems that something is not right! Help her find out what it is.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 6 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets