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. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. 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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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 Teaching

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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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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.

3 Activities

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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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

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.

4 Extension

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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.