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Year 5

Explain and represent whole pounds and pence as a quantity of money

I can explain and represent whole pounds and pence as a quantity of money.

New
New
Year 5

Explain and represent whole pounds and pence as a quantity of money

I can explain and represent whole pounds and pence as a quantity of money.

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Lesson details

Key learning points

1. There are two decimal places after the pounds when you record money.
2. The first decimal place records how many 10ps up to 90p
3. The second decimal place records how many 1ps up to 9p
4. £3.04 is read as three pounds and 4 pence but £3.40 is read as three pounds and 40 pence.

Common misconception

Pupils incorrectly record money, for example omitting the decimal point and using the pound notation

Draw attention to both correct and incorrect notation and ensure they have opportunities to see, say and record in different ways.

Keywords

• Tenth - A tenth is the name we give to one part of ten equal parts.

• Hundredth - A hundredth is the name we give to one part of one hundred equal parts.

• Pounds - A unit of money used in the UK.

• Pence - A unit of money used in the UK.

• Placeholder - A placeholder is where we use the digit zero to hold a place in a number and maintain place value.

Plastic or real pennies, ten-pence pieces and pound coins are useful in this lesson to reinforce the idea of tenths and hundredths of a pound.
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Starter quiz

6 Questions

Q1.
Which of the following are the correct notations for two pounds?
2.00£
Q2.
How many 1 p coins are equivalent to £1.00?
Correct Answer: 100, hundred, one hundred, 1 hundred, 100 p
Q3.
How many 10 p coins are equivalent to £1.00?
Q4.
Complete the sentence: 1 p is one __________ of £1.00
thousandth
thousandth
Q5.
How many 10 p coins make £5.00?
5
500
5000
Q6.
How many 1 p coins make £10.00?
10
100
10,000

Exit quiz

6 Questions

Q1.
Write the value of the coins shown as pounds and pence. Remember to use notation £ and a decimal point.
Q2.
Write the value of the coins shown as pounds and pence. Remember to use notation £ and a decimal point.
Q3.
Write the value of the coins shown as pounds and pence. Remember to use notation £ and a decimal point.
Q4.
Write the value of the coins shown as pounds and pence. Remember to use notation £ and a decimal point.
Q5.
Match the number of the coins with the correct notation.
Correct Answer:4 × 10 p. 5 × 1 p. 6 × £1,£6.45

£6.45

Correct Answer:6 × 1 p. 4 × £1. 5 × 10 p,£4.56

£4.56

Correct Answer:5 × £1. 6 × 1 p. 4 × 10 p,£5.46

£5.46

Q6.
Which of the following money amounts uses a placeholder? Choose two.
89 p