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Let's Solve Missing Number Problems

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SKU M1CS30014

This Year 1 'Let's solve missing number problems!' scheme of work includes engaging activities with which children can improve their addition and subtraction skills. Use counters and number lines to find how many more are need to make a total, and explore how to find the difference between two groups of objects. With this scheme of work, challenge your class to practise their addition and subtraction facts to twenty and solve problems with missing numbers and objects.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

Each lesson in this Year 1 Maths scheme of work includes detailed lesson plans, engaging slides, differentiated worksheets and a range of printable resources to help your class become more secure in solving missing number problems.

#Lesson1AdditionandSubtraction

The first lesson in this scheme of work allows your class time to recap and practise how to add and subtract numbers to twenty. They will use pictures and objects to solve simple addition and subtraction questions, preparing them for some harder concepts in the lessons to follow.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • What’s my number cards
  • Differentiated picture cards
  • Number sentence cards
  • Mixed questions sheet
  • Four in a row game
  • Photo sheet
#Lesson2HowManyMore

Children are to help Sam, the sweet-shop owner in this lesson, fill bags of sweets! Your class will use counters to help Sam find how many more sweets are needed to make different bags to sell. Children will become familiar with the 'count up' method and will solve missing number problems using this method.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated spinner game
  • Dot cards
  • Story cards
  • Counter drop game
  • Photo sheet
#Lesson3NumberLines

This lesson reinforces the concept of finding more to make a total with the use of number lines. Your children will use counters to make jumps up the number line to solve missing number sentences. They will also begin to solve questions with the missing number at the beginning of the number sentence.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas Number lines
  • Number line cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Roll and race game
  • Recording sheet
  • Photo sheet
#Lesson4FindingtheDifference

Challenge your class to look at two rows of objects and determine what differences there are between them. Your children will count up to find the difference between two groups of objects using pictures and objects. They will then use multi-link cubes, games and word problems to find the difference between two numbers.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Number lines
  • Tower cards
  • Matching game
  • Story cards
  • What’s the difference game
  • Game cards
  • Photo sheet
#Lesson5MixedMissingNumbers

Your children will use all the skills they have developed in this scheme of work to solve mixed addition and subtraction problems with missing numbers. Introduce your class to problems with the equals sign at the beginning of the statement, and consider how to solve them.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Bingo game card
  • Number lines
  • What’s missing cards
  • Worksheet
  • ‘Same As’ cards
  • Crack the code game
  • Photo sheet
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • Year 1 - read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+), subtraction (–) and equals (=) signs
  • Year 1 - add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including zero
  • Year 1 - solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems such as 7 = ☐ – 9
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