Year 5 The Missing Christmas Star Maths Game

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Play this Year 5 The Missing Christmas Star Maths Game and help the children in Year 5 find out who sabotaged their decorations! Solve the clues to find the culprit. You may wish to use a pencil and paper to perform your calculations and to keep note of the answers! How long will it take you to find the saboteur?

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 The Missing Christmas Star Maths Game requires pupils to apply their knowledge of the following topics covered in the autumn term:

  • Roman numerals
  • Negative numbers
  • Multiples, factors, and cube numbers
  • Area of irregular shapes
  • Reading tables

Pupils will answers questions on these topics to solve the mystery of who sabotaged Year 5’s Christmas decorations.

National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 5: (5N3b) Read Roman numerals to 1,000 (M) and recognise years written in Roman numerals

Mathematics Year 5: (5N5) Interpret negative numbers in context, count forwards and backwards with positive and negative whole numbers, including through zero

Mathematics Year 5: (5C5a) Identify multiples and factors, including finding all factor pairs of a number, and common factors of two numbers

Mathematics Year 5: (5C5d) Recognise and use square numbers and cube numbers, and the notation for squared (2) and cubed (3)

Mathematics Year 5: (5M7b) Calculate and compare the area of rectangles (including squares), and including using standard units, square centimetres (cm2) and square metres (m2) and estimate the area of irregular shapes

Mathematics Year 5: (5S1) Complete, read and interpret information in tables, including timetables