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Difficult Division

£10.00
SKU M6CS10080
Key Stage 2 Multiplication and Division Maths Year 6

This Difficult Division Year 6 planning pack teaches your KS2 children how to solve and check division calculations using a number of written methods, including: expressing remainders as fractions and decimals; short division; long division; an 'ad hoc' (chunking) method. They will practise using these methods with a range of challenging activities including word problems, calculation mazes, investigations and puzzles!

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

With carefully sequenced lessons to build on their knowledge and understanding of different division methods, this Difficult Division Year 6 Maths scheme of work is completely ready for you to download and teach, so you don't need to do any prep to deliver thorough and challenging division lessons to your class.

Each lesson has an easy-to-follow lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input that clearly goes through each step of the various division methods and gives plenty of opportunities for practise, differentiated activity ideas, and a range of printable teaching resources.

#Lesson1RemaindersasFractions

Your Year 6 children will learn how to express remainders as fractions in the first lesson of this division planning pack. After recapping how the chunking method of division works (starting by dividing two-digits by a single digit and moving quickly on to dividing three- and four-digits by a single digit), your children will then explore how remainders can be expressed as a fraction. They will also learn how to use multiplication to check division calculations that involve remainders.

This Remainders as Fractions lesson for KS2 contains a detailed lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input that clearly explains these mathematical processes and gives your class many opportunities to have a go for themselves, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable resources, including division worksheets. It's all planned and ready to go!

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Digit cards
#Lesson2RemaindersasDecimals

This lesson teaches your Year 6 class to express remainders as decimals. The included slideshow presentation demonstrate how to convert remainders first to a fraction, then to a decimal using knowledge of the relationship between fractions and decimals. They will tackle a range of calculations, many of which can be solved mentally, expressing their remainders as decimals.

During their independent learning, the main activity challenges them to match division calculations to an answer whilst the alternative activity has some challenging investigations to tackle!

This Remainders as Decimals Year 6 Maths lesson comes completely ready for you to deliver to your class, with challenges appropriate for every learner.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Calculation cards
  • Challenge cards
#Lesson3ShortDivision

This Short Division Year 6 Maths lesson recaps how the short division method works and gives your class plenty of opportunities for fluency and mastery over this method. The included slideshow presentation clearly explains each step of the process of short division, before extending to look at how the short division method can be used to divide three- and four-digit numbers by a two-digit number.

The main activity has some fun division mazes that the children will need to work their way through to reach the exit, only moving through calculations that have no remainders. The alternative activity will have them generating their own calculations to solve and the plenary has some tricky missing number calculations to really test their understanding!

This Short Division Year 6 lesson comes completely planned and ready for you to teach with a lesson plan, slideshow, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable short division worksheets.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Division maze
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson4LongDivision

This Long Division Year 6 Maths lesson teaches your KS2 class how to use the formal long division method. The included slideshow presentation breaks down the process into simple steps for the children to follow, going through several questions a step at a time so they can see how the process works.

They are then challenged to solve three-digit by two-digit calculations, or four-digit by two-digit calculations if they’ve got the hang of it! The alternative activity for this lesson will have them checking long division calculations that have been completed to see which are correct, enforcing their understanding of how the method works.

This Long Division Year 6 planning pack comes with all the resources you need for a successful lesson, including a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and differentiated long division worksheets.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Help card
  • Multiplication grid
  • Calculation cards
  • Calculation answer sheet
#Lesson5DivisionWordProblems

This ready-to-teach Division Word Problems Year 6 lesson gives your class the chance to use everything they have learnt about division over the course of the week to solve a variety of division word problems. During the teaching input, your class will solve a variety of division word problems together, choosing which method they think is most appropriate and expressing remainders either as remainders, fractions or decimals.

During their independent learning activities, they can then tackle some more word problems independently. There is also the option of solving some division crosswords – a great way to get your Year 6 children thinking about the most efficient method for solving a division calculation.

This Division Word Problems Year 6 planning pack comes with a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and differentiated division word problem worksheets to help your class become more secure in solving division problems.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Division crossword
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • Year 6 - divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long division, and interpret remainders as whole number remainders, fractions, or by rounding, as appropriate for the context
  • Year 6 - solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Year 6 - use written division methods in cases where the answer has up to two decimal places
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