Suggested mathematics book list.
Learning in a cross- curricular way can really help some children, below are a list of book titles that can assist the children with their maths learning, some may even match a genre for their Reading Passport.
- The get rich quick club - by Rose Impey
- The get rich quick club 2 Kerching - by Rose Impey
- Horrid Henry Gets Rich Club - by Francesca Simon
- How far is far - comparing Geographical distances
- How tall is tall - comparing structures
- Record breakers- The Fastest
- Murderous Maths Set
- If… by David. J Smith
- A-Z of Maths vocabulary
- Usborne Junior Illustrated Maths Dictionary
- Oxford Primary Illustrated Maths Dictionary
- Help Your Kids with Maths - by Carol Vorderman
- Help Your Kids with Times Tables - by Carol Vorderman
- The Terrific Times table book
Year Group subject specific vocabulary
Please click on the year group link to find various word bank lists specific to each year group of vocabulary that they will come across in different units of maths work.
To help your child at home, resources, like the ones below, can really engage and support children with their progress and understanding. Cards and dice are a great way for children to formulate their own questions to challenge their thinking. Other options are:
- Playing cards
- Bead strings
- Multiplication grids
- Number squares
Real-life experiences that can also aid our maths learning include: questioning, measuring, weighing, shopping - the best value for money, how much change, offers, finding the difference and what’s the total.
Parent support in school
Please contact teachers’ if you have a specific skill in maths or you would like to come in and help children with their maths skills. Tasks could be anything like: Times table practice, small group maths games or mental maths/ arithmetic.
Attached below is a document listing a selection of websites your child may find useful with their maths learning.