Y6 Maths

The Mean Lesson

This Year 6 The Mean lesson covers the prior learning of short division and addition with 3 or 4 digits, before before moving onto the main skill of calculating the mean average.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for the steps here and here. 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: (6S3) Calculate and interpret the mean as an average

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of short division and addition with 3 or 4 digits, before moving onto the main skill of the mean. 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

In this The Mean Video Tutorial, Ivan demonstrates how to find the mean average of various sets of values including decimals and money.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 6 The Mean lesson covers the prior learning of short division and addition with 3 or 4 digits, before before moving onto the main skill of calculating the mean average.

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Full Step

Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Full Step

Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 6 The Mean Flash Cards Game checks pupils' understanding of calculating and interpreting the mean of given data.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 6 The Mean Game checks pupils' understanding of calculating and interpreting the mean as an average.

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Extension

Extension

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

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 6 Finding the Mean Maths Challenge checks pupils' understanding of calculating the mean as an average.