Y5 Maths

Estimate and Approximate Lesson

This Year 5 Estimate and Approximate lesson covers the prior learning of estimate answers, before moving onto the main skill of estimate and approximate.

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 5: (5C3) Use rounding to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, levels of accuracy

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2 Teaching Support

Power Point from the old Resource Pack
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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

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of estimate answers, before moving onto the main skill of estimate and approximate. 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

Jade shows pupils how to find an approximate answer by rounding to the nearest hundred and thousand in this Estimate and Approximate Video Tutorial.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps estimate answers, before moving onto the main skill of estimate and approximate.

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Interactive Activity

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

2 Practical Activities

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Supporting Activities

Supporting Activities

This estimate and approximate 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

Varied Fluency from the old Resource Pack
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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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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.

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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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

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

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Estimate and Approximate Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' ability to use rounding to estimate answers to calculations and problems.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Round to Estimate and Approximate Reasoning Practice develops pupils' reasoning skills in the context of estimating and approximate by rounding.

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 5 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

Tripp and Tori visit Australia. There, they use estimation on a number line and in calculations.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 5 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.