N1/E2.5

Multiply using single-digit whole numbers
(a) Understand and use the vocabulary of multiplication, e.g. multiplied by, times, lots of
(b) Understand the operation of multiplication as repeated addition
(c) Understand that multiplication is commutative (the concept not the terminology), e.g. 2 ? 4 = 4 ? 2, but that the meaning is different, e.g. take 2 tablets 4 times a day (4 x 2) is different from take 4 tablets twice a day (2 x 4)
(d) Know doubles of numbers to 10
(e) Understand the relationship between halving and doubling

A seasonal addition activity for E1-2 learners or could be used as a speedy starter for other levels.

Level
E2
Maths
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
N1/E2.5

This is a set of part-blanked times tables grids for students to complete and use as a resource. Used with Entry level students. Includes 10×10 and 12×20 grids, with full and gap versions.

Editor’s note
Can be printed and completed on paper, or used on-screen.

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
N1/L1.6
N1/L1.5
N1/E3.5
N1/E3.4
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
N1/E2.5

A cheerful and very clear PPT introduces the idea of multiplication to E2-E3 Functional Maths learners. Accompanied by a 3 page worksheet. Two pages of number problems and one page with a mix of multiplication, addition and subtraction ‘word’ problems.

Level
E3
E2
Maths
N1/E3.5
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
N1/E2.5

A bumper pack of 8 worksheets with something for everyone from E2 (odd and even numbers, multiples of two) through to Level 1.

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
N1/E2.5
N1/E3.5
N1/L1.5
AN N1/E3.1

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 times and divide is a set of beautifully clear handouts (or classroom posters) for E2-3. Covers single and 2-digit numbers in a step by step fashion.

Level
E3
E2
Maths
N1/E3.6
N1/E2.5

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

A fabulous self-checking times table card game. Four sets of cards for x6, x7, x8, x9.

June 2011 There is now a second version of this popular resource adapted by Ruth Read – aimed at E2-E3 and covering x2 × 3 ×5 ×10 tables.

Level
L1
E3
E2
Maths
N1/L1.5
N1/E3.5
N1/E2.5

Times tables matching cards. All the tables from 2 to 10 ( 9 sets of 22 cards) for individual, paired or small group work. With teaching ideas.

Level
E2
E3
L1
Maths
Mental maths
N1/E2.5
N1/E3.5
N1/L1.5

Mental maths starter (doubling, halving, addition and subtraction) that can also be used as a gentle introduction to substitution.

Level
E2
E3
L2
Maths
Mental maths
N1/E2.5
N1/E3.3
AN N1/L1.11
AN N1/L2.4