Balance scales - add, move or remove a weight
Balance the scales by adding, moving or removing a weight. A great mental starter to develop addition and subtraction skills.
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New Maths Curriculum:
Year 2: Recall and use addition and subtraction facts to 20 fluently, and derive and use related facts up to 100
Year 3: Add and subtract numbers mentally, including: a three-digit number and ones; a three-digit number and tens; a three-digit number and hundreds
Year 4: Solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.
Year 5: Add and subtract numbers mentally with increasingly large numbers
KS2 Primary Framework:
Year 3: Solve one–step and two–step problems involving numbers, money or measures, including time, choosing and carrying out appropriate calculations
Year 4: Solve one-step and two-step problems involving numbers, money or measures, including time; choose and carry out appropriate calculations, using calculator methods where appropriate
Year 5: Solve one-step and two-step problems involving whole numbers and decimals and all four operations, choosing and using appropriate calculation strategies, including calculator use