Y4 Maths

Checking Strategies Lesson

This Year 4 Checking Strategies lesson covers the prior learning of checking answers, before moving onto the main skill of checking strategies.

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 4: (4C3) Estimate and use inverse operations to check answers to a calculation

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of checking answers, before moving onto the main skill of checking strategies. 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.

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Video Tutorials

In this Checking Strategies Video Tutorial, Laura shows pupils how to use the inverse operation to check the answers of calculations.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 4 Checking Strategies lesson covers the prior learning of checking answers, before moving onto the main skill of checking strategies.

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Interactive Animation Activity

This Year 3 Check Answers Interactive Animation consists of 3 questions to consolidate pupils' understanding of using the inverse operation to check if a calculation is correct.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Check Answers Game checks pupils' understanding of checking addition and subtraction calculations using the inverse.

2 Practical Activities

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Supporting Activity

Supporting Activity

This checking strategies supporting activities sheet contains suggestions for additional tasks you might wish to use to support pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the lesson.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill for this lesson.

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Matching Cards Activity

Matching Cards Activity

This Year 4 Inverse Operations Matching Cards Game checks pupils' understanding of using the inverse to check whether an answer is correct.

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Interactive Animation Activity

Interactive Animation Activity

This Year 4 Checking Strategies Interactive Animation comprises four questions that are designed to check pupils' understanding of using the inverse operation to check addition and subtraction calculations.

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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 Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This Discussion Problems 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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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

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

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Extension

Extension

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

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Interactive Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 4 Checking Strategies Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of using the inverse to check 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 resource is aimed at Year 4 Expected 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

Sebastian the explorer is getting ready to leave the jungle and return home. Before he goes, he needs to make sure that all the data he has collected during his trip is accurate by using his knowledge of checking strategies.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 7 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.