Y6 Maths

Add and Subtract Integers Lesson

This Year 6 Add and Subtract Integers lesson covers the prior learning of adding and subtracting up to 6-digit numbers, before moving onto the main skill of adding and subtracting any numbers up to ten million.

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 6: (6C8) Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps adding and subtracting up to 6-digit numbers ready to adding and subtracting any numbers up to ten million.

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Video Tutorial

Jade provides a practical demonstration of formal column addition with four and five-digit numbers in this Add More than Four Digits Video Tutorial.

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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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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of place value of 1s, 10s and 100s, before moving onto the main skill of add and subtract integers. 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

During this Add and Subtract Integers Video Tutorial, Martin demonstrates how to use the column method to add and subtract numbers with up to five digits.

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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 and subtract integers.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Add and Subtract Integers Game includes five questions designed to check pupils' understanding of using addition and subtraction to solve problems.

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Interactive Animation

This Year 6 Add and Subtract Integers Interactive Animation comprises four questions to consolidate pupils' understanding of using the column method for multi-digit calculations.

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Extension

This add and subtract integers extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the add and subtract integers lesson.