AN N1/E1.5

Subtract single-digit numbers from numbers up to 10 (a) understand the operation of subtraction and related vocabulary, e.g. difference, take away, less than (b) know how to add back to check, e.g. 10 - 6 = 4, 6 + 4 = 10 (c) understand subtraction is not commutative and that, using whole positive numbers, you can only subtract a number from itself or a larger one (d) understand that subtracting zero leaves a number unchanged

Basic addition and subtraction worksheet generator

This is a MS Excel resource that is designed to be a useful resource for producing sheets for starter activities or homework. This also provides a tutor marking sheet. The sheet can be used to differentiate by choosing larger or smaller numbers, and can be addition or subtraction.

Editor’s note
Creates printable sheets of 20 problems (plus answer sheets). Clever and useful!

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
Maths
FM Context free underpinning
FM E1.3 Add numbers which total up to 20, and subtract numbers from numbers up to 20
FM E2.5 Add and subtract two-digit numbers
FM E3.2 Add and subtract using three-digit whole numbers
AN N1/L1.3
AN N1/E3.2
AN N1/E2.3
AN N1/E1.5
AN N1/E1.4

Wordle activities for Entry level numeracy

Fabulous word and number cloud activities for E1 (maths words), E2 (odd even nos. and 2D shapes) and E3 (recognise, sort and and order metric measures). With instructions, extension ideas and answer sheets. Ideal for display (and annotation) on a smartboard.
Wordle is a brilliant on-line, completely free word cloud creator.
See our blog articles for more Wordle teaching and learning ideas:

Level
E1
E2
E3
Maths
MSS1/E2.5
MSS1/E2.6
MSS1/E2.7
MSS1/E3.5
MSS1/E3.6
MSS1/E3.7
MSS2/E2.1
AN N1/E1.4
AN N1/E1.5
N1/E2.5
N1/E3.6
AN N1/E2.2
AN N1/E3.1

How to add and take away

A set of beautifully clear handouts (or classroom posters) for E1-2. Covers single and 2-digit numbers in a step by step fashion.

Editor’s note (Jan 2014)
Error fixed (see comments below), page nos. added and thumbnail picture added to description above.

Level
E2
E1
Maths
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
AN N1/E2.3
AN N1/E1.5
AN N1/E1.4

The Four Operations - mathematical vocabulary

The Four Operations – mathematical vocabulary provides a great introduction to basic Entry Level number work. Matching activity and fill-in exercise.

Level
E1
E2
E3
Maths
AN N1/E1.4
AN N1/E1.5
N1/E2.5
N1/E3.6
N1/E1.6
N1/E2.7
N1/E3.9

Follow me cards: add and subtract single digit numbers

Follow me cards provide practice for read, add and subtract numbers up to 10 in this tried and tested circular game format. 11 well-designed cards.

Level
E1
Maths
N1/E1.2
AN N1/E1.5
AN N1/E1.4

Number Bonds - card match and ladder game.

Match addition and subtraction problems to the correct answers and practise mathematical vocabulary. Then play the Money Ladder game to practise coin recognition, and adding and subtracting to 10/20. 2 versions available (for E2 & E3). Complete with spinners and ladder sheets.

Level
E1
E2
E3
Maths
AN N1/E1.4
AN N1/E1.5
N1/E2.4
N1/E3.3
MSS1/E1.1