Release the Spaceship (Next Steps - Introducing Division)
The first mental calculations practice game for the 'Next Steps - Introducing Division' progression (space theme).
Release the spaceship by answering 10 questions correctly. Choose from a decreasing selection of answers until they are all are gone! This game has a progression of stages that takes pupils through division skills by reversing their times tables and landing on whole numbers.
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These are practice games for the 4 operators, at all levels of ability. Ideal for individual pupil use or as a whole class tool - as a warm-up or for teaching a specific calculation strategy. This is a fabulous bank of questions and games for increasing speed and accuracy in a fun context. Each stage of each game focuses on a very specific level of ability, starting with single-digit addition. All the game levels are supported by printable question banks and tracking/target setting sheets.
This sample collection contains some of the games and tools from other 'calculations' packs across the site, serving as an introduction and as a one-stop location for some of our most popular activities. Most games contain a settings screen that allows differentiation for all pupils in this age group, covering revision of early skills through to advanced mental strategies. The Units of Work, Teaching Packs and Skill Builder areas that these activities are sampled from contain further printable and interactive resources. Every month we add further packs for Literacy and Numeracy to TES iboard+ so if you have something you'd like to see, please tweet @tesiboard or use the contact form on the home page.