Year 5 week 3 (number knowledge and patterns)

This week we focus on improving your knowledge of number facts and on using tables to explore patterns.

This page suggests activities for each day. Click to download a printable PDF to help keep track of progress.


Day 1

Number facts

The aim of the number facts learning tools are to improve your recall of facts so that you can use them to solve problems. The tools work by first finding out the facts that you know and then teaching you facts that you don’t know.  

  • Go to the number facts pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose the multiplication and division learning tool.
  • Click “Check 1s, 2s, 5s, and 10s” and answer the questions. The green ticks show you the facts you know.

Patterns and relationships e-ako

  • Go to the patterns and relationships pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose e-ako G3.10 (the first yellow button on the third row).
  • Work through pages 1-7.

Patterns and relationships activity

  • Go to the activity Biscuit Binge and follow the instructions to complete activity one.
  • Check your answers at the bottom of this page.

Day 2

Number facts

  • Go back to the addition and subtraction learning tool.
  • Click “Learn a new fact” and complete the mini lesson. Do this three times.
  • Click “Check recent facts” and answer the questions.
  • Return to the number facts pathway and play the “Number facts” game “1s, 2s, 5s and 10s”a few times.

Patterns and relationships e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G3.10 on the patterns and relationships pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 8-13.

Patterns and relationships activity


Day 3

Number facts

  • Go back to the addition and subtraction learning tool.
  • Click “Learn a new fact” and complete the mini lesson. Do this three times.
  • Click “Check recent facts” and answer the questions.
  • Go the activity Groupings of 2 in numbers to 100 and follow the instructions.

Patterns and relationships e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G3.10 on the patterns and relationships pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 14-23.

Patterns and relationships activity

  • Go to the activity Pattern Predictions and complete activities one and two. Remember you could use a table to help you.

Day 4

Number facts

  • Go back to the addition and subtraction learning tool.
  • Click “Learn a new fact” and complete the mini lesson. Do this three times.
  • Click “Check recent facts” and answer the questions.
  • Return to the number facts pathway and play the “Number facts” game “1s, 2s, 5s and 10s”a few times.

Patterns and relationships activity

  • Go to the activity Fencing and follow the instructions.
  • Check your answers at the bottom of this page

Day 5

Number facts

  • Go back to the addition and subtraction learning tool.
  • Click “Learn a new fact” and complete the mini lesson. Do this three times.
  • Click “Check recent facts” and answer the questions.
  • Go the activity Groupings of 10 and 5 in numbers to 100 and follow the instructions.

Patterns and relationships activity

  • Go to the activity Bits and Pieces Use strips of paper to follow the instructions and answer the questions.
  • Check your answers at the bottom of this page.