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Collins New Primary Maths

Activity Books & Pupil Books Engage your pupils from the start – whatever their ability – and increase their confidence and mathematical fluency with resources that are genuinely accessible.

Activity Books Clear objectives and teacher’s notes explaining the activity are included on every page.

To start children off, worked examples show how to tackle different problems.

Unit B1 Lesson 9


Unit B1 Lesson 10


Propeller problems

Picnic problems

• Solve word problems

Describe patterns and relationships

Tom has bought 14 chicken rolls and 12 salad rolls. 3


14 + 12 = 26 rolls


Ayesha has 13 packets of cheese crisps and 16 packets of plain crisps. +

Tom drops 4 on the way! 26 – 4 = 22

Tom has

Megan has 15 cartons of apple juice and 17 cartons of orange. +




She buys 3 more on the way! +

rolls left.



packets of crisps.

Ayesha has

Marcus has 13 saltfish patties and 12 vegetarian patties. +



She and Leona drink 2 of them! He collects 10 more. + = – =

Megan has


cartons left.

Marcus has

patties altogether.

Teacher’s notes

Teacher’s notes

On each aeroplane propeller, write 2, 3, 4 or 5 in the circles and write the total in the box. Make as many different calculations as you can. You can use the same number twice.

Write the correct numbers into each addition or subtraction calculation and then work out the answer to each problem.


Sample S l page ffrom A Activity ti it B Bookk 2A

Fun and colourful illustrations to engage children from the start.


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Up to date resources for teaching and learning, helping motivate children across the ability range - from strugglers to the most able.