Maths - Key Stage 2 Methods
There are many different ways to carry out multiplication calculations and being aware of all these methods is important. We often chose to use the methods we understand the most as this is most likely to get us the correct answer. I am sure you are all busy practising your maths at home. Here are some sites that might help you.
Compare4kids.co.uk have a fantastic website with online mental maths, and spelling tests alongside literacy and numeracy revision resources. GO EXPLORE!!!
Multiplication Methods we have learnt:
Mental methods - times tables (without knowing them well, multiplication of bigger number is very tricky)
Grid method - Practically indestructible, this methods is great for multiplication of three digit and two digit numbers.
Short multiplication - good for multiplying by 1 digit numbers
Long multiplication - good for multiplication of large numbers with multiple digits
Check out the videos below for a reminder of how to use each method.
A nifty trick for learning tables
Grid method video- This is the video we watched in school!
Long Multiplication Video - You know us well Year 6, what does he say in this video that drives us mad?
Short Division (Bus Stop)
Daily Maths videos. Each day links to a you tube video. Great Revision for Year 6!
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