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Algebra
I am able to use simple formulae expressed in words

I am beginning to use simple formulae to solve problems

I am able to use and interpret coordinates in the first quadrant
 
Calculating
I can use a range of mental methods of computation with all operations 

I can recall multiplication facts up to 10 times 10

I can quickly use division facts

I can use efficient written methods of addition and subtraction 

I can use written methods of short multiplication and division well

I am able to multiply a simple decimal by a single digit

I am able to solve problems with or without a calculator

I can check results with reference to the context or size of numbers
Number
I can use place value to multiply and divide whole numbers by 10 or 100

I understand number patterns in multiples, factors and squares

I can recognise  proportions of a whole and use simple fractions and % to describe these

I am able to order decimals to three decimal places
 
Applying
I am able to develop my own strategies for solving problems

I am able to use my mathematical understanding in practical ways using money

I am able to present written work for money problems

I am able to present estimated results clearly

I am starting to estimate decimals

I am beginning to apply mathematics to solving "real life" problems
 
Measure
I can choose and use appropriate units and instruments (shape, space and measure)

I am able to classify and use the properties of 2-D and 3-D shapes 

I am able to make 3-D models by linking given 2-D faces or edges

I am able to translate shapes horizontally or vertically in a mirror line

I am able to rotate a simple shape or object about its centre or a vertex

I am able to read numbers on a range of measuring instruments

I am able to find perimeters of simple shapes 

I am beginning to recognise  area in simple shapes by counting and using appropriate formulae
 
Handling Data
I understand and can use the mode and range to describe sets of data

I am able to interpret frequency diagrams and simple line graphs

I can use Venn and Carroll diagrams to record their sort and classify information

I am able to group data, where appropriate, in equal class intervals

I can collect and record data in frequency tables
 


Purple Group challenge:
 
Algebra
I am able to use and interpret coordinates in all four quadrants
 
I am able to construct, express in symbolic form, and use simple formulae involving one or two operations
 
Calculating
I can use facts, place value, knowledge of operations and brackets to calculate including using all four operations with decimals to two places
 
I can use a calculator to calculate fractions/percentages of quantities/measurements 
 
I can use a non-calculator method for solving problems that involve multiplying and dividing 3 digit by 2 digit numbers
 
I can solve simple problems involving ordering, adding, subtracting negative numbers in context
 
I can solve simple problems involving ratio and direct proportion
 
I can apply inverse operations and approximate to check answers to problems 
 
Number
I can multiply and divide whole numbers and decimals by 10, 100 and 1000
 
I can round decimals to the nearest decimal place and order negative numbers
 
I can use equivalence between fractions and order fractions and decimals
 
I can reduce a fraction to its simplest form by cancelling common factors
 
 
I am able to understand simple ratio
 
Applying
I am able to identify and obtain necessary information to carry through a task and solve mathematical problems
 
I am able to solve word problems and investigations from a range of contexts
 
I am able to show understanding of situations by describing them mathematically using symbols, words and diagrams
 
I am able to draw simple conclusions and give an explanation of the reasoning
 
Measure
I understand angles and know and use the angle sum of a triangle 
 
I can read a range of measuring instruments, explaining what each labelled division represents
 
Handling Data
I can compare two simple distributions, using the range, mode, median or mean
 
 
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