Y4 Maths

Add Two 4-digit Numbers 1 Lesson

This Year 4 Add Two 4-Digit Numbers 1 lesson covers the prior learning of adding two 3-digit numbers before moving onto the main skill of adding numbers with 4 digits without an exchange.

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 4: (4C2) Add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits using the formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction where appropriate

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of adding two 3-digit numbers before moving onto the main skill of adding numbers with 4 digits without an exchange.

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Video Tutorial

In this Add Two 3-Digit Numbers Video Tutorial, Aaron shows pupils how to add together two 3-digit numbers using a place value chart and column addition.

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Interactive Activity

This Add Two 3-Digit Numbers Game checks pupils’ understanding of adding two 3-digit numbers with exchanges.

2 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of adding two 3-digit numbers, before moving onto the main skill of add two 4-digit numbers 1. 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.

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Video Tutorial

Laura shows pupils how to use a place value grid and column addition to add two 4-digit numbers together in this Add Two 4-Digit Numbers Video Tutorial.

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 add two 4-digit numbers 1.

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Interactive activity

This Add 4-Digit Numbers Game provides an opportunity for pupils to practise adding two 4-digit numbers where an exchange takes place.

4 Extension

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Extension

Extension

This add two 4-digit numbers 1 extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the add two 4-digit numbers 1 lesson.