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Christmas Dinner

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to use the long multiplication method to calculate the cost of buying foods for a Christmas dinner. The class can explain how to use the times tables calculations to complete each step when multiplying a pair of numbers.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to use the long multiplication method to calculate the cost of buying foods for a Christmas dinner

Learning Objectives

Multiply multi-digit numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long multiplication. Use estimation to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, an appropriate degree of accuracy.

Learning Outcomes

I can use the long multiplication method to multiply four by two digit numbers. I can use estimation to approximate the product of a calculation.

Christmas Dinner

Teaching sequence to help the children use the long multiplication method to calculate the cost of buying foods for a Christmas dinner

Food Prices (support)

Activity to help the children select and multiple money amounts by single digit numbers to calculate the cost of buying foods for a Christmas dinner

Food Prices (core)

Activity to help the children select and multiple money amounts by two digit numbers to calculate the cost of buying foods for a Christmas dinner

Food Prices (extension)

Activity to help the children select and multiple money amounts by two digit numbers to calculate the cost of buying foods for a Christmas dinner

Christmas Dinner

Interactive activity to help the children use the long multiplication method to calculate the cost of buying foods for a Christmas dinner

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to use the long multiplication method to calculate the cost of buying foods for a Christmas dinner

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