Year 5 Mental Addition and Subtraction Game

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Mental Addition and Subtraction Game checks pupils’ understanding of using different strategies to add and subtract mentally. Pupils will use a number line to solve a calculation, select the best explanation for choosing a method, identify whether a statement is true or false, use a mental strategy to solve three calculations, and choose the name of the child who has answered the calculation correctly.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Calculation – addition and subtraction
(5C1) Add and subtract numbers mentally with increasingly large numbers