Y6 Maths

Square and Cube Numbers Lesson

This Year 6 Square and Cube Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of recognising square numbers and cube numbers, before moving onto the main skill of calculating square and cube numbers and the recognising the relationship between them. 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 Objectives

Mathematics Year 5: (5C5d) Recognise and use square numbers and cube numbers, and the notation for squared (2) and cubed (3)
Mathematics Year 5: (5C8a) Solve problems involving multiplication and division including using their knowledge of factors and multiples, squares and cubes

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of recognising square numbers and cube numbers, before moving onto the main skill of square and cube numbers. 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.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of recognising square numbers and cube numbers, before moving onto the main skill of calculating square and cube numbers and the recognising the relationship between them.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Square Numbers activity checks your child's understanding of identifying square numbers.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Cube Numbers Game checks pupils' understanding of cube numbers.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Cube Numbers Flash Cards Game checks pupils' understanding of cube numbers.

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 Square and Cube numbers Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of square and cube numbers and the relationship between them.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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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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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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Interactive Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 6 Square and Cube Numbers Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' ability to identify square and cube numbers and explore the relationship between them.

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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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Renata and Buzz are attending refresher training. They are being tested on their knowledge of space and their ability to complete logic puzzles. They need your help with square and cube numbers.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

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

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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.