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Race around the clock times tables

Overall rating 4 out of 54.7 (172 ratings)

Last updated 23 June 2014, created 14 October 2006, viewed 265,306

A worksheet that can be used to test times tables. The children write whatever times table they are doing (4x, 8x etc) in the star in the middle of the sheet and times the number on the outside of the track by that number. They then write the answers of the times table in the boxes in the inside More…of the track. Lower ability children can be asked to +2, +4 etc to the number on the outside of the track instead of completing times tables. Give children 2 or 3 minutes to complete the race. Photocopy back to back and ask higher ability children to complete both sides. I made this worksheet during a teaching practice with Year 3 - it works well.

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I was looking for something to help my eight year old son with his tables - found this. He now knows his tables really well. Thank you. I teach MFL in an All-Through school and have shared this with my primary colleagues who also use it regualrly. Thumbs up from us!

from prettyinpink, 23 June 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Great, using them as a timed test at start of lesson.

from bail, 13 May 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Brilliant! I've laminated them to use as a regular starter!

from rochesar, 09 May 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Such a great resource! Great way to force timetables practice and also see improvement.

from muneeralula, 08 May 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Very useful, much enjoyed and easy to differentiate. We've used it a few times now in a mixed 3/4 class.

from myob, 27 April 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5
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