Multi-Step Problems Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

During this Multi-Step Problems Video Tutorial, Martin shows pupils how to solve word problems using addition and subtraction. He looks at three problems and encourages children to identify the facts needed from each in order to choose the correct calculation to answer the question. Martin uses vocabulary like further, more, fewer, total, fact, calculation, altogether.

This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Number – addition and subtraction

Mathematics Year 5: (5C4) Solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why