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Calculation Activities for Students Aged 9-11

A selection of resources published by BEAM for teachers of primary mathematics. They include challenging problems and puzzles, open-ended investigations and resources to practise and consolidate students' mathematical understanding.

The activities and their mathematical content are:

*Ben's cakes - using factors

*Broken key - using the four rules of number

*Hidden spots - reasoning to work out the totals on hidden faces of dice

*How much you know! - multiplication table

*Ink blot puzzle - finding the missing digits using addition and subtraction

*Multiples grid - using knowledge of factors and multiples

*Multiply or divide - by 10 or 100

*Nines maze - pattern spotting around a maze by adding 9

*Swapsies - guessing the original numbers given the sum of two consecutive numbers

*Times table jigsaw - times table square jigsaw

*Two digits problem - adding two digits to make as many totals as possible

*Calculation mazes - travel through the maze by performing calculations

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