# Year 6 Word Problems Addition and Subtraction 1

### Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Word Problems Addition and Subtraction 1 activity checks pupils’ understanding of solving addition and subtraction using a formal column method, and their understanding of estimation using rounding. Pupils will estimate a total using rounding and column addition, use column addition and column subtraction to answer questions on given data, find two numbers that total a given number using column addition, identify whether a statement is true or false, and solve a two step problem using column addition and column subtraction.

If you would like to access additional resources which link to this interactive game, you can purchase a subscription for only £5.31 per month on our sister site, Classroom Secrets.

### National Curriculum Objectives

Number – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
(6C3) Use estimation to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, an appropriate degree of accuracy
(6C4) Solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why
(6C8) Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division