## Links

Whole Numbers and Decimals lesson plan

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## KS3 Bitesize

### Objectives

- In solving number problems, pupils use a range of mental methods of computation with the four operations ......quick derivation of corresponding division facts.
- Pupils apply inverse operations.

### National Curriculum

- AT2 level 4, level 5

### Resources

- Worksheet on Whole numbers.
- Compasses
- Pens and pencils

### Teaching activities

#### Mental Starter

- Mental recall of multiplication facts up to 10 × 10.
- Number bonds to 100.
- "I will give you a number, tell me how much more I need to get to 100?" 63, 28, 105

#### Activity

- Give the Whole Numbers worksheet out.
- The pupils should read through the first example and the teacher could discuss the links with them.
- The pupils complete the first exercise.
- The pupils read through the second example and the teacher discusses the links.
- The pupils complete the second exercise.

#### Extension

- A good extension would be to introduce:

"If 32 × 21 = 672, what is 3.2 × 21?" - This could then lead on to questions such as:

"If 27 × 31 = 837, what is 83.7 ÷ 31?"

#### Plenary

- Lots of quick fire questions on the topic.

#### Homework

- Teacher-prepared worksheet with number-bond and decimal addition, multiplication and division problems.