Develop fluency with the target boards. Use the target boards to:

- recall and remember useful number facts;
- use number facts to calculate mentally;
- explain thinking and methods of calculating.
- use mathematical language correctly.

Print Target Board 3

- Say each number out loud.
- Say the numbers in order.
- Point at a number and then find that number of objects.
- Point at a number –
*what is 10 more than that number?*

Ask children to look at the target board and:

Find two numbers that **total / add up** to 20.

*How do you know you are correct? *
*How did you work it out? Explain your thinking. *
*How many pairs of numbers can you find? *
*Make a list of the pairs you find.*
*Make up a number story to go with your pairs of numbers e.g. 13 + 7 = 20 There were 13 ladybirds sitting on a leaf, 7 more came along and now there are 20.*

Find more than two numbers that **total **20?

Find numbers that make other totals.

Find the **total** of the numbers in the first column. *How did you work it out? Which numbers did you add first? What did you notice? Did you notice that 18 + 2 = 20? How does this help?*

Find the **sum** of the numbers in the bottom row. *How did you do that? Which numbers did you add first? What did you notice? What is the easiest way to add up the numbers?*

Find the column with the **highest total**. *Which column is easiest to add up? Why?*

Find the number that is **double** 1, double 2, double 3………..

Find the number that is **half** of 10, half of 12………

Find two numbers with a **difference** of 2, a difference of 4…………

Make a list of your numbers. Put them in order. *What do you notice? Can you find any patterns?*

**Problem solving with the target board**

My total is 16 – find two numbers that you can add together to make my total. Can you find three numbers to make my total?

One of my numbers is 7. When I add it to another number, my total is 13. What is my second number?

I am thinking of a number and when I count on 5, I say 14. Find the number I started with.

I am thinking of a number and when I count back 3, I say 8. Find the number I started with.

I am thinking of a number. I doubled it to make 16. What is my number?

My difference is 5 – find two numbers on the target board that have a difference of 5.

I am thinking of two numbers. When I take away the smaller from the larger my answer is 4. What numbers could I be thinking of? *How many pairs of numbers can you find? How do you know you have found them all?*

One of my numbers is 15. When I subtract another number, I am left with 9. What is my second number?

Make up some of your own problems like this.