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Times Tables and Division – The importance of Halving


The importance of the pre-skill halving before beginning the 5 times tables and related division facts

Times Tables and Division Pre-Skills- Halving  

Cat Eadle 

Once the 10 times tables and related division facts are securely in place we want to next begin work on linking the 10 times tables to the 5 times tables. It is important to first know how to half multiples of 10.

In this video Cat uses Dienes blocks and Cuisenaire rods to show how to teach this vital pre-skill.


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