Year 6 week 1

This week we focus on multiplication and division basic facts, and on transformations and symmetry in geometry.

This page suggests maths activities that will take about 45 minutes each day for five days. Click to download a printable PDF to help keep track of progress.


Day 1

Number facts activity

  • Go to the activity Multiplication - test yourself and follow the instructions for the variation.
  • Keep the pile of facts you don't yet know somewhere safe.

OR

Number facts e-ako

  • Go to the number facts pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose the multiplication and division learning tool.
  • Click “Check all facts” and answer the questions.

Geometry e-ako

  • Go to the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose e-ako G3.20 (the second yellow button on the third row).
  • Work through pages 1-4.

Geometry activity

  • Go to the activity Looking Good and follow the instructions.

Day 2

Number facts activity

  • If you have multiplication facts in your learning pile from Day 1, select 2-3 new facts to practice today.  
  • Ask a family member to test you and if you know them you can move them to your known facts pile.

OR

Number facts e-ako

  • Go back to the multiplication and division 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 “All Numbers” a few times.

Geometry e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G3.20 on the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 5-12.

Geometry activity

  • Go to the activity Digit Detail and complete Problem Four. 

Day 3

Number facts activity

  • Go to the activity Division - test yourself and follow the instructions for the variation.
  • Add the facts you don't yet know to the collection of multiplication facts you don't know.

OR

Number facts e-ako

  • Go back to the multiplication and division 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 “All Numbers” a few times.

Geometry e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G3.20 on the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 13-21.

Geometry activity

  • Go to the activity I Spy Symmetry and follow the instructions to complete activity three.

Day 4

Number facts activity

    • If you have multiplication or division facts in your learning pile, select 2-3 new facts to practice today.  
    • Ask a family member to test you and if you know them you can move them to your known facts pile.
    • Go to the activity Multiplication puzzle and follow the instructions

    OR

    Number facts e-ako

    • Go back to the multiplication and division 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 “All Numbers” a few times.

    Geometry e-ako

    • Go back to e-ako G3.2 on the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
    • Work through pages 22-27.

    Geometry activity

    • Go to the activity Car logos and follow the instructions. 

    Day 5

    Number facts activity

    OR

    Number facts e-ako

    • Go back to the multiplication and division learning tool and “Check all facts” again. Hopefully you’ve got more green ticks now.
    • Make a set of Flash Cards for the facts you still don’t know. Practice!
    • Return to the number facts pathway and try to beat your score on the “Number Facts” game.

    Geometry activity