"Junior Maths 1" is the ideal introduction to maths for Key Stage 2 pupils. Suitable for use from Year 3, the first book provides a firm foundation for mathematical study, covering the basics of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The course is fully up to date with the new numeracy framework and features mental strategies and introduces formal methods of calculating. Each new concept is clearly explained with examples alongside to demonstrate working. Extensive practice exercises follow to ensure that there is sufficient practice material for every pupil, regardless of ability."The Junior Maths" series is perfect for parents who want to help their children at home but are not certain of the most up to date teaching methods. The course can be used in the classroom by specialist or non-specialist teachers and by home schoolers who want a rigorous and challenging numeracy course for their children. An answer book and a set of downloadable worksheets are also available to accompany "Junior Maths 1".
David Hillard has spent more than 45 years teaching mathematics in two preparatory schools. Since 1980 he has been associated with the Common Entrance examination at 11+, 12+ and 13+ levels in the role of either advisor, assessor or setter. He played a significant part in the revision of the syllabus in 2003 when the present format of the Common Entrance examination was introduced.
Chapter 1: Place value Units, tens and hundreds Writing numbers in words and figures Ordering numbers End of chapter activity: Understanding place value Chapter 2: Counting Nines Elevens End of chapter activity: Lumbers Chapter 3: Addition Pairs that add up to 10 The formal method of addition Problem solving Summary End of chapter activity: Doubles in the 1 to 20 addition chart Chapter 4: Subtraction Subtraction from ten Subtraction by decomposition The formal method of subtrcation The inverse or opposite Checking your answers More subtraction Problem solving Summary End of chapter activity: Subtraction chart Chapter 5: Addition and subtraction Problem solving Summary End of chapter activity: Board game Chapter 6: Multiplication Multiplication by ten and one hundred Multiples by partition The formal method of multiplication Problem solving Summary End of chapter activity: Numbers as rectangles Chapter 7: Division Fractions and division Division by ten and one hundred The informal method of division The inverse Checking your answers The formal method of division Rounding: What makes sense? Problem solving Summary End of chapter activity: Mixed signs Chapter 8: Sequences Even and odd numbers Continuing sequences End of chapter activity: Test your friends Chapter 9: Money Writing sums of money Conversion of pounds to pence Conversion of pence to pounds Adding of money Subtracting of money Multiplying money Problem solving Summary End of chapter activity: Shopping Chapter 10: Introduction to fractions Recognising a fraction Adding fractions Equivalent fractions Lowest terms Fractions of a number Summary End of chapter activity: Fractional dominoes Chapter 11: Scales, estimation and rounding Reading scales Marking numbers on a scale Rounding numbers Summary End of chapter activity: Rounding numbers Chapter 12: Measurement - Length Units of length Writing measurements Estimating length and practical measurement End of chapter activity: Make a collection and investigate Imperial units of length Chapter 13: Measurement - Mass Units of mass Reading and marking scales Working with mass Estimating mass and practical measurement End of chapter activity: Make a collection and investigate Imperial units of mass Chapter 14: Measurement - Capacity Units of capacity Reading and marking scales Working with capacity Estimation and practical measurement of capacity Activity: Make a collection and investigate Imperial units of volume Chapter 15: Measurement revisited Measurement tables Choice of unit Estimation End of chapter activity: Presentation on measurement Chapter 16: Time The analogue clock The 24-hour clock Conversion from the 24-hour clock Conversion to the 24-hour clock Writing times from words Connection of hours and minutes Conversion of minutes to hours and minutes Addition of time Subtraction of time Timetables Problem solving More time equivalents End of chapter activity: Your school timetable Chapter 17: Drawing and measuring lines accurately The ruler: Centimetres The ruler: Half centimetres Chapter 18: Position - Co-ordinates Finding and naming positions End of chapter activity: Aliens Chapter 19: Angles and direction Angles: 360 , 180 and 90 Direction: Cardinal points of compass End of chapter activity: A maze Chapter 20: 2D Shapes Circle and semicircle Triangles Quadrilaterals Polygons End of chapter activity: Make a collection of 2D shapes Chapter 21: An introduction to line symmetry Finding symmetry in practice Drawing lines of symmetry Recognising horizontal and verticle lines of symmetry Completing shapes with symmetry End of chapter activity: Collecting shapes with symmetry Chapter 22: 3D Solid shapes Faces, edges and vertices Prisms 3D shapes with curved surfaces and circular faces End of chapter activity: Make a collecting of 3D shapes Chapter 23: Carroll and Venn diagrams Carroll diagram Venn diagram End of chapter activity: Conducting a survey and recording the results Chapter 24: Handling data The pictogram The bar chart Frequency Frequency graphs End of chapter activity: More graphs! Chapter 25: Mental strategies Teacher's introduction Addition Subtraction Addition and subtraction Multiplication Multiplication strategies Division