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3 x 7 = 

4 x 3 = 

8 x 9 =

10 x 11 =




Can you work these out using mental strategies?

67p + 35p

89p + 99p

34p + 34p

£1.45 + £1.45

99p + £1.67



Use the table again to solve these questions:


1.   Dexter has £10.00, he bought a bed and a chew.  How much change did he get? 


2. Kasper needs 4 mice to keep him full, he only has a £1.00.  Can he buy these mice? Explain why. 


3. Dexter had £7.00, what items could he buy that was near to this amount but not greater than?  He has to buy more than one item. 


4. Dood bought 7 balls.  He had a £5.00.  Was this enough? If so how much change/more did he need?


5. If you bought a feather, some glue and a bed.  How much would he have spent?  Can you draw the coins/notes? 



Use the table above to help you solve this question:


Miss Rowlands says,

"If I bought 2 bouncy balls, two lots of slime and a catapult, it would cost me £3.15."


Do you agree or disagree?

Explain why 


Friday Free-Write


This week, let your imagination run wild and make your own creative writing piece. You could write a story, make a comic, research a fact-file, write a is up to you! 


Top Tips:


Plan your idea - make a map of the story arc so you know the journey your character is taking.


Don't forget detail - the more detail you add, the better the reader can picture your story. Use expanded noun phrases and subordinate clauses to help. 


Vary those sentence starters - no reader wants to read the same sentence starter over and over again. Use fronted adverbials for when and where as well as adverb starters to keep your story flowing. 


Use your senses - show sentences that use the characters senses (sight, sound, taste, feel and smell) to describe what is going on or how they are feeling.