Y6 Maths

Short Division Lesson

This Year 6 Short Division lesson covers the prior learning divide with remainders, before moving onto the main skill of short division.

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 6: (6C7b) Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using the formal written method of short division where appropriate, interpreting remainders according to the context

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of divide with remainders, before moving onto the main skill of short division. 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 Short Division Video Tutorial, Martin demonstrates how to complete division calculations using the short method, which pupils may know as ‘bus stop method’.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 6 Short Division lesson covers the prior learning divide with remainders, before moving onto the main skill of short division.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Divide with Remainders activity includes three questions designed to consolidate pupils’ understanding of dividing numbers with remainders.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Divide with Remainders Reasoning Practice consolidate pupils’ understanding of dividing with remainders whilst developing their reasoning skills.

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Video Tutorial

In this Divide with Remainders Video Tutorial, Jade demonstrates how to solve division problems by exchanging between place value columns.

2 Practical Activities

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Supporting Activities

Supporting Activities

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

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Short Division Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of the short division method when dividing numbers with up to 4 digits by 2-digit numbers.

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 rounding to the nearest 10.

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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.

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Extension

Extension

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

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Interactive Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 6 Short Division Maths Challenge aims to develop pupils’ ability to divide 4-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers using the short or ‘bus stop’ method.

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 6 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in the Autumn Block 2 Four Operations Block.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 2 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.

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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Renata is an astronaut who is travelling to the Cosmosia Galaxy to help the aliens after a natural disaster. Help her to overcome the problems she faces using short division.