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You can use this list to support your planning and children's developing use of mathematical language across this block:

  • problem, solution, calculate, calculation, equation, operation, answer, method, explain, predict, reason, reasoning, pattern, relationship, rule, sequence
  • place value, partition, thousands, digit, four-digit number, decimal point, decimal place, tenths, hundredths
  • positive, negative, above/below zero, compare, order, greater than (>), less than (<), equal to (=), round, estimate, approximately
  • add, subtract, multiply, divide, sum, total, difference, plus, minus, product, quotient, remainder
  • calculator, display, key, enter, clear, constant
  • pound (£), penny/pence (p), units of measurement and abbreviations, degrees Celsius (°C).