The vowel trigraph 'ear':
Mental maths is to learn half of (even) numbers up to 20. The children should be able to see a link between this and last weeks homework (doubles). We have talked about the word 'inverse', in class, meaning the opposite. Halving is the inverse of doubling and vice versa. Halving is also the same as dividing by 2.
In the test the children will have to answer questions in the following format:
Half of 10 =
Half of 18=
Half of 12=