Y4 Maths

Subtract Two 4-Digit Numbers 1 Lesson

This Year 4 Subtract Two 4-Digit Numbers 1 lesson covers the prior learning of subtracting two 3-digit numbers without exchange, before moving onto the main skill of subtracting two numbers with 4 digits and no 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 subtracting two 3-digit numbers without exchange, before moving onto the main skill of subtracting two numbers with 4 digits and no exchange.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Subtract 3 Digits from 3 Digits 1 Game checks pupils' understanding of using different methods to subtract.

2 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of subtracting two 3-digit numbers without exchange, before moving onto the main skill of subtract 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.

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 subtract two 4-digit numbers 1.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Subtract Two 4-Digit Numbers 1 Game includes three questions to check pupils' understanding of finding the difference between two 4-digit numbers, without exchanging.

4 Extension

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Extension

Extension

This subtract 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 subtract two 4-digit numbers 1 lesson.