Times Table Test Book = good practice workbook

I know lots of us and our kids get put off when we see the word test. But sometimes tests  just means good practice. Towards the end of last year I was looking for some extra times table practice for my youngest but I wanted something that had questions that would make him think a bit and were not just the straight forward 6 x 7. I went to a local bookstore that sells school workbooks and paged through a bunch until I found this test book – Times Tables Tests Book 2: KS2, Ages 7-11. And it is perfect. Now I must be honest we don’t use it as tests, I don’t time him or actually give him marks, we use it as practice questions.

Schofield & Sims Times Tables Tests 2. Key Stage 2 Maths

Each page is a test and we tend to do one page at a time.

Schofield & Sims Times Tables Tests 2.  Times table workbook for KS2 Maths

The page is divided into three different sections. Section A are sums written using mathematical notation (eg 8×8=). Section B are sums written in words and Section C are story sums, sums that are sometimes lightly more complicated.

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I see Section A as a warm up, Section B just makes him think about the different words you can use and then Section C is my favourite. Section C is where he has to apply his knowledge and think about how you would use multiplication and division is real life. There are 24 of these tests / pages in the book.

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And there are also two progress tests with a results charts (but I must admit we have not used the results chart but it is there and some may find it handy).

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Oh and just to mention there are no answers in the book.

The tests are also grouped into sections – the first 6 only deal with 2,3,4,5 and 10 times tables then the next 6 tests also include 6, 7, 8, and 9 times tables after which the rest cover all of the times tables.

I really do think this is a handy times table book, with lots of great examples for the kids, just don’t think of them as tests, think of them as practice pages.

Admin – for those of you interested I bought this book.

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