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Lesson 2: Practising Addition Strategies

Mini Starter Quiz:


To warm up your brain, have a go at this number bonds to 20 quiz! It may say Year 1, but it is essential that we know our number bonds really quickly!




Yesterday we looked at two different strategies for adding. Write down what you found hard about it and if there is a grown up who can help you, talk it through with them. Otherwise, keep your notes and talk through them with your teacher when they call you later in the week.


If you found you fully understood the expanded method, next try the column method. The videos are below again.



Expanded Column Method


Column Method:




Have a go at the number sentences below. Start with green, then yellow, then red and finally dark blue. Do not mark them today as you can self assess tomorrow!