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Year 5 Unit 5b

We can explain each step when we write subtraction calculations in columns using the compact method with whole numbers and up to 2 places of decimals

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Parent Guidance (PDF)

You will find

  • A content list
  • Guidance on how to help your child
  • Suggestions about what to do if your child gets stuck, or finds the activities easy
Extension Activity

Please use this activity when you think your child understands the unit of work. It will deepen and extend your child’s understanding of this unit.


Extension activity (PDF)