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Week Beginning 7.12.20


To make addition fact familes. 


A fact family is a range of calculations that you can derive from the same numbers e.g. 

3 + 4 = 7 

4 + 3 = 7 

7 = 3 + 4 

7 = 4 + 3

The same numbers are used but the numbers are in different orders.


Ask your child to find some small items/toys from around the house e.g. lego bricks, marbles, hair clips etc. 

Give your child the calculation 5 + 2 = 

Ask them to make it out of their objects. You could make add/equals symbols out of paper to put between the objects. e.g. 5 marbles + 2 marbles = 7 marbles. 

Ask them to record this in their home learning book. 

Now ask them to swap some of the numbers around and see if this calculation still works e.g. 2 marbles + 5 marbles = 7 marbles. 

Ask them to record this calculation in their home learning book.

Now ask them to put the 7 at the start and make a calculation 7 = 5 marbles + 2 marbles. Record this in their book. 

Ask them to swap the 5 and the 2 around - does this work? 
Record this in their book. 


Show your child the pictures. What calculations can they get from this? Fill in the gaps. 




Weekend Writing!


Write about something that you did over the weekend. It could be about anything at all. A cosy day in, a game you played, a yummy meal you made and ate, baking etc. 
Remember your basic writing skills - capital letters, full stops, finger spaces, writing on the line, phonics knowledge and form your letters correctly!





Choose a football activity from the Derbyshire School Games activity pack.