Y5 Maths

Subtract More than 4 Digits Lesson

This Year 5 Subtract More Than 4 Digits lesson covers the prior learning of subtracting 2 4-digit numbers , before moving onto the main skill of subtracting numbers with more than 4 digits.

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: (5C2) Add and subtract whole numbers with more than 4 digits, including using formal written methods (columnar addition and subtraction)

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of subtracting 2 4-digit numbers, before moving onto the main skill of subtract more than 4 digits. 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 Tutorial

In this Subtract More Than 4 Digits Video Tutorial, Jade demonstrates the formal column subtraction method.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 5 Subtract More Than 4 Digits lesson covers the prior learning of subtracting 2 4-digit numbers, before moving onto the main skill of subtracting numbers with more than 4 digits.

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Video Tutorial

Jade shows pupils how to subtract two 4-digit numbers using a place value grid and formal column method in this Subtract Two 4-Digit Numbers Video Tutorial.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Subtraction Game includes five questions designed to check pupils’ understanding of subtracting 2 4-digit numbers with more than one exchange.

2 Practical Activities

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Supporting Activity

Supporting Activity

This subtract more than 4 digits 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 differentiated varied fluency questions for pupils to practise interpreting and using negative numbers in context.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Subtract Whole Numbers with More than 4 Digits Game comprises questions designed to consolidate pupils’ understanding of subtraction with exchanging, using numbers with at least four digits.

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Matching Activity

Matching Activity

This Year 5 Addition and Subtraction Matching Activity checks pupils’ understanding of using a formal written method to solve addition and subtraction calculations.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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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 subtract more than 4 digits.

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Discussion problem

Discussion problem

This Add More than 4 Digits Discussion Problems 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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Worksheet

Worksheet

This subtract more than 4 digits extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the subtract more than 4 digits lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 5 Addition and Subtraction Maths Challenge checks pupils’ understanding of addition and subtraction methods.

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 Backpacker are at an auction in India. They are buying objects. They need to correctly subtract the money they have spent.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

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