Year 5 Term 6
Key Concepts – Number – Calculations
Addition and Subtraction
Ones, tens, hundreds and thousands, then thousands, hundred thousands
Multiplication and Division
Key Concepts –Topic – Time and Area
Square centimetre (cm2)
square metre (m2),
square millimetre (mm2)
Common Misconceptions – Calculations
Formal methods may not always be the most effective, efficient or appropriate to use.
Children will transpose the digits in a subtraction if the digit on top is larger than the digit on the bottom.
Place value is not adhered to, particularly with decimal calculations.
Common Misconception – Topic – Time and Area
Inaccurate multiplications cause incorrect answers.
Children do not find the area of both parts of a compound shape to add together to find the total area.
Children do not know the numbers of days in a particular month or a leap year.