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Year 10 Scheme of Learning


Non-calculator methods

Term 3 starting in week 7 :: Estimated time: 2 weeks

For higher-attaining pupils:

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Activities for pupils

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Lesson Starters

Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.

1st Lesson


Plus Four

Work out the answers to the four given sums then add the answers together.

2nd Lesson


Rounding Whole

Round off the given numbers to the nearest whole number then add the answers together.

3rd Lesson



Work out the answers to the given division calculations then add the answers together.

4th Lesson


Six Keys

Use just six calculator keys to make a total of 20. In how many different ways can it be done?

5th Lesson


Sum Story

Make up real life stories for the given calculations.

6th Lesson


Tasty Take-Aways

Four subtractions to be done without a calculator. The answers are then to be added together.

Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.

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