Primary Maths Resources for Year 3, Block D, Unit 1

Year 3, Block D, Unit 1
Maths Cafe
Solve one-step and two-step problems involving numbers, money or measures, including time, choosing and carrying out app... more info
Activity Description
Read the problem and then select the correct items from the maths cafĂ©. Use the number line to add up the cost of the two items. Input a running total on the numberline using the keypad.
I can work out what calculations to do to solve a word problem that involves measurements
For Ages: 7 to 8

Year 3, Block D, Unit 1
Piggy Bank Take Away
More like this at: Subtraction | Money Problems
Activity Description
Take some money out of the piggy bank. Everytime a coin is removed the numberline is adjusted. Use the keypad to enter the values on the numberline to calculate how much money is left in the piggy bank.
I can add or subtract a one-digit number to or from a two-digit number
For Ages: 7 to 8

Year 3, Block D, Unit 1
Stock Car Sums
More like this at: Addition | Subtraction
Activity Description
The racing cars must all have a number before the race can begin. You'll need use mental arithmetic to work out the answers and start the race. There are subtraction and addition questions and five levels of difficulty.
I can add or subtract a one-digit number to or from a two-digit number
For Ages: 7 to 8

Year 3, Block D, Unit 1
Fraction Cooking
Find unit fractions of numbers and quantities (e.g. 1/2, 1/3, 1/4 and 1/6 of 12 litres)... more info
More like this at: Fractions | Fractions of Quantities
Activity Description
Read the recipe and work out what fraction of the ingredients is needed to bake the cake. Drag the correct amount of each ingredient to the mixing bowl and stir it in. When you've finished click the oven to bake the cake.
can find 1/2 or 1/4 of a measurement
For Ages: 7 to 8

Year 3, Block D, Unit 1
Treasure Hunt
Read and record the vocabulary of position, direction and movement, using the four compass directions to describe moveme... more info
More like this at: Angles and Direction | Coordinates
Activity Description
You're hunting buried treasure on a desert island follow the compass directions and move the correct number of squares to dig for gold. There are four spots to dig but only one has the treasure chest beneath it.
I can use the compass points (north, south, east and west) to describe a direction
For Ages: 7 to 8

Year 3, Block D, Unit 1
Worm Hunt
Read and record the vocabulary of position, direction and movement, using the four compass directions to describe moveme... more info
More like this at: Coordinates | Angles and Direction
Activity Description
Help the pigeon catch the worm. Read the grid reference then click the correct square on the grid.
I can describe the position of a square on a grid
For Ages: 7 to 8

Year 3, Block D, Unit 1
Dizzy Heights
Know the relationships between kilometres and metres, metres and centimetres, kilograms and grams, litres and millilitre... more info
More like this at: Weight
Activity Description
Read the question to find out what weight the bags on the balloon have to be before it can take off. Drag the bags which all weigh a multiple of 100 grams away from the balloon to leave the correct weight. There are three levels of difficulty.
I know how many grams are the same as 1 kg
For Ages: 7 to 8

Year 3, Block D, Unit 1
Guess the Weight
Know the relationships between kilometres and metres, metres and centimetres, kilograms and grams, litres and millilitre... more info
More like this at: Weight
Activity Description
Look at the picture of the object decide how much you think it weighs in grams or kilograms and click the answer.
I can estimate whether an object is lighter than a 100 g weight
For Ages: 7 to 8

Year 3, Block D, Unit 1
Fruity Scales
Read, to the nearest division and half-division, scales that are numbered or partially numbered; use the information to ... more info
More like this at: Weight
Activity Description
Drag the items of fruit to the scales to weigh them. Read their weight in grams and then select a button to check if you've got the right answer. There is more than one level of difficulty.
I can read scales to the nearest division or half-division
For Ages: 7 to 8

Year 3, Block D, Unit 1
Rocket Clock-It
Read the time on a 12-hour digital clock and to the nearest 5 minutes on an analogue clock; calculate time intervals and... more info
More like this at: Time
Activity Description
There are three analogue clocks and three digital clocks. Each clock shows a different time, drag them to the rocket launch console and arrange them from earliest to latest. If everything is in order the rocket will launch.
I can tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes
For Ages: 7 to 8

Year 3, Block D, Unit 1
Cosmic Cuckoo Clock
Read the time on a 12-hour digital clock and to the nearest 5 minutes on an analogue clock; calculate time intervals and... more info
More like this at: Time
Activity Description
Read the question, look at the analogue clock on the cuckoo house. Drag the clock that shows the correct time to answer the question up to the empty space. The cuckoo will sing if you get it right. There are three levels of difficulty.
I can find how long an activity takes if I know when it starts and when it ends
For Ages: 7 to 8