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‘Tables Grid Challenge’
Fourth class are participating in a tables speed challenge.
25 sums in 1 minute= bronze award
- 25 sums in 45 seconds= silver award
- 25 sums in 30 seconds= gold award
Children are awarded with a certificate and appear in the class ‘Roll of Honour.’
We investigated number patterns on digit wheels. We selected a X table, wrote down the multiples, highlighted the last digit and then joined each highlighted number to the next on a digit wheel. We discovered some interesting patterns in our X tables.
Geoboards- 2-D shape exploration
We had fun constructing regular and irregular shapes on the geoboards.
Video to explain the steps in solving a long multiplication sum.
First to 500- multiplication fun!
Each child turns over two cards. They then find the product of the two cards. Highest score keeps their cards and their score. All other cards are returned to pack. The first child to reach 500 or above is the winner!
Real Life money activity:
Fourth Class have been given a budget of €150 whereby they must buy a gift for each member of ‘The Simpsons family’ from the Argos Catalogue.