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Problem Solving Pack - Logic Problems

This pack contains activities and lessons from foundation stage- years 6. By the end of these activities and lessons the children will be able to:

Foundation Stage

  • Recognise similarities and differences;
  • Sort objects using several criteria and sort to their own criteria, justifying their choices;
  • Explain what they are thinking and doing.

Year 1

  • Solve a problem using given facts;
  • Use one piece of information and see what effect it has;
  • Check that the answer meets all of the criteria.

Year 2

  • Solve a problem by identifying given facts and prioritising them;
  • Confirm that they have found the correct solution by checking in another way.

Year 3

  • Solve a puzzle by identifying the facts and prioritising them;
  • Use one piece of information in the problem and see what effect it has;
  • Check that their solution meets all the criteria.

Year 4

  • Solve a problem by identifying and prioritising given facts and information;
  • Use what they know about the structure of a problem to create one of their own.

Year 5

  • Use one piece of information in the problem and see what effect it has;
  • Use a recording system to organise the given information;
  • Check that the answer meets the criteria.

Year 6

  • Prioritise and use given facts to solve and check logic problems;
  • Ask ‘What if..?’ questions.

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