Use efficient written methods to add and subtract whole numbers and decimals with up to two places

View all Year 5 Block A objectives.

 
Balancing Sums Balancing Sums

An excellent tool for reinforcing an understanding of the role of the equals sign. Choose one objective, or many. You can choose all the objectives for a single year group (or multiple year groups). You can also choose to balance between different types of calculations (eg addition and multiplication). 

For more addition and subtraction resources click here.

Addition - Crystal Crash Addition - Crystal Crash

A fun game to practise mental addition skills. The game was designed to cover all the mental addition objectives in the new math curriculum. You can choose one objective, or choose all the objectives for a year group. 

This game, together with all the other crystal crash games, is available as a single iPad or Android app.

1) Add numbers up to 10 (Y1)

6) Add three one-digit numbers (Y2)

11) Add a three-digit number and ones (Y3)

16) Add combinations of two and three digit numbers (y4)

2) Add numbers up to 20 (Y1)

7) Addition pairs that make 100 (multiples of 10) (Y3)

12) Add a three-digit number and tens (Y3)

17) Add combinations of decimals (1dp) (Y4)

3) Add a two-digit number and ones (Y2)

8) Addition pairs that make 100 (multiples of 5) (Y3)

13) Add a three-digit number and hundreds (Y3)

18) Add pairs of decimals (2dp) that make 1 (Y5 & Y6)

4) Add a two-digit number and tens (Y2)

9) Addition pairs that make 100 (Y3 & Y4)

14) Add pairs of decimals (1dp) that make 1 (Y4 & Y5)

19) Add combinations of three-digit numbers (Y5 & Y6)

5) Add two two-digit numbers (Y2)

10) Add pairs that make 1000 (multiples of 100) (Y3 & Y4)

15) Add pairs of decimals (1dp) that make 10 (Y4 & Y5)

20) Add combinations of decimals (2dp) (Y5 & Y6)

Adding Decimals - Digit Drag Adding Decimals - Digit Drag

Drag the digits to add decimal numbers and make a given total. 

Column Subtraction Column Subtraction

Working towards an efficent method of column subtraction. Can be used to demonstate expanded subtraction (in which the numbers are partitioned) with or without the need for  borrowing.

For more addition and subtraction resources click here.

This game is now part of the 'Calculations' collection, which includes the following 17 games and resources: Column Addition, Expanded Addition, Expanded Addition - Place Value Counters, Number Bonds(2), Addition - Digit Drag, Missing Symbols, Column Subtraction, Column Subtraction using Place Value Counters, Counting on to find difference on a beadstring, Multiplication Grid Method, Multiplication Written Method, Ratio and Scaling Numbers, Representing Multiplication, Division by Chunking Up, Division by Chunking Down, Formal Written Division - Round Up or Down?, Short Division Writen Formal Method.

The Calculations app is available on Google Play and the App Store.

Column Addition Column Addition

The next step towards an efficient formal method of column addition. Add the numbers starting with the least significant, then combine the partitioned result. Choice of 2-digit, 3-digit or 4-digit.

For more addition and subtraction resources click here.

This game is now part of the 'Calculations' collection, which includes the following 17 games and resources: Column Addition, Expanded Addition, Expanded Addition - Place Value Counters, Number Bonds(2), Addition - Digit Drag, Missing Symbols, Column Subtraction, Column Subtraction using Place Value Counters, Counting on to find difference on a beadstring, Multiplication Grid Method, Multiplication Written Method, Ratio and Scaling Numbers, Representing Multiplication, Division by Chunking Up, Division by Chunking Down, Formal Written Division - Round Up or Down?, Short Division Writen Formal Method.

The Calculations app is available on Google Play (£1.25) and will be available in the App Store in July.

Expanded Addition Expanded Addition

Add the partitioned numbers beginning with the largest. Choice of 2-digit, 3-digit or 4-digit numbers. An important conceptual step before a more formal method of column addition.

For more addition and subtraction resources click here.

This game is now part of the 'Calculations' collection, which includes the following 17 games and resources: Column Addition, Expanded Addition, Expanded Addition - Place Value Counters, Number Bonds(2), Addition - Digit Drag, Missing Symbols, Column Subtraction, Column Subtraction using Place Value Counters, Counting on to find difference on a beadstring, Multiplication Grid Method, Multiplication Written Method, Ratio and Scaling Numbers, Representing Multiplication, Division by Chunking Up, Division by Chunking Down, Formal Written Division - Round Up or Down?, Short Division Writen Formal Method.

The Calculations app is available on Google Play and the App Store.

Subtraction - Crystal Crash Subtraction - Crystal Crash

The game was designed to cover all the mental subtraction objectives in the new math curriculum. You can choose one objective, or choose all the objectives for a year group. 

This game, together with all the other crystal crash games, is available as a single iPad or Android app.

1) Subtract numbers from up to 10 (Y1)

6) Subtract from 100 (multiples of 10) (Y3)

11) Subtract tens from a three-digit number (Y3)

16) Subtract combinations of decimals (1dp) (Y4)

2) Subtract numbers from up to 20 (Y1)

7)Subtract from 100 (multiples of 5) (Y3)

12) Subtract hundreds from a three-digit number (Y3)

17) Subtract a decimal (2dp) from 1  (Y5 & Y6)

3) Subtract ones from a two-digit number (Y2)

8) Subtract from 100 (Y3 & Y4)

13) Subtract a decimal (1dp) from 1 (Y4 & Y5)

18) Subtract combinations of three-digit numbers (Y5 & Y6)

4) Subtract tens from a two-digit number (Y2)

9) Subtract from 1000 (multiples of 100) (Y3 & Y4)

14) Subtract a decimal (1dp) from 10 (Y4 & Y5)

19) Subtract combinations of decimals (2dp) (Y5 & Y6)

5) Subtract a two-digit number from a two-digit number (Y2)

10) Subtract ones from a three-digit number(Y3)

15) Subtract two-digit numbers from three-digit numbers (y4)