# Year 4 Maths Challenge Autumn 2

Hi Year 4,

This half term in topic we have been learning about the Anglo-Saxons. I was wondering if you could complete some Anglo-Saxon based maths problems?

Bronze

Put each kings reign in chronological order. You will need your knowledge of place value to work this out.

Who came first and how do you know?

Who was last and how do you know?

Silver

Put the kings in order starting with the king with the longest reign and ending with the king with the shortest reign.

Gold

A king was usually succeeded by their sons. Using the information from the table who was likely to have been Alfred the Great’s son. How do you know?

#### 89 responses to “Year 4 Maths Challenge Autumn 2”

Bronze
1. Ethelwulf
2. Alfred the great
3. Edward the elder
4. Edwy
5.Edward III
6. Harold II
Ethelwulf is first because on the chart it shows his reign began in 839.
Harlod II was last because his reign began at January 1066and that is the earliest out of all the kings.
Silver
Alfred The Great reigned for 28 years.Edward the elder ruled for 25 years.Edward III ruled for 24 years.Ethewulf ruled for 17 years.Edwy ruled for 4 years.
Harold ruled for 10 months.

1. Mrs Sanders

Well done! Can you have a go at the gold challenge?

2. Aisha A.

Ethelwulf
Alfred the Great
Edward the Elder
Edwy
Edward III
Harold II
Ethelwulf came first because his reign date was the earliest.
Harold II came last because his reign date was the latest.
Silver
Alfred the Great reigned the longest.
Harold II had the shortest reign.
Gold
Most likely to be Alfred the Greats son is Edward the Elder because he started his reign in 899 and Alfred the Great ended his reign in 899.1

1. Mrs Sanders

Well done Aisha! How did you work out how long each king reigned for?

Bronze
Put each kings reign in chronological order. You will need your knowledge of place value to work this out.

🌟Who came first and how do you know?
The Ethelwulf has come first because his reign is 839.
🌟Who was last and how do you know?
Harold II has come last because his reign had finished in the January 1066.
Silver
Put the kings in order starting with the king with the longest reign and ending with the king with the shortest reign.
1) Ethelwulf
2)Alfred The Great
3)Edward The Elder
4)Edwy
5)Edward III
6)Harold II

4. Inder S.

Bronze
Ethelwulf 839.
Alfred the great 871.
Edward the elder 899.
Edwy 955.
Edward III 1042.
Harold II January
1066.
Ethelwulf came first because his reign began in year 839.
Harold II was the last because his reign began in January 1066.
SILVER
1.Alfred the great – 28 year
2.Edward the elder -25 years
3.Edward III – 24 years
4.Ethelwulf – 17 years
5.edwy – 4 years
6.Harold II – 10 months.

1. Mrs Sanders

Well done Inder! How did you work out how long each king reigned for?

5. Safa S.

1) ethelwulf
2) Alfred the great
3)Edward the elder
4)edwy
5)Edward III
6)Harlord II

Ethelwulf came first because he was the earliest one .
harlord II was last because his reign was the lastest
silver
alfred the great
Ethelwulf
Harold II
Edward the elder
Edwy

gold
Edward the elder was the greats son because he started the regin and ended it when he was 899

1. Mrs Khatun

Thank you Safa

6. Zaeem J.

Bronze

Ehelwulf came first because his rehn started in 849.
Harold came last because his regnant was 1066

Silver

Ethelwulf ,Alfred the great,Edward the Elder,Edwy,EdwardIII,HaroldII

7. Janelle O.

Bronze:
January 1066
1042
955
899
871
839
I know that January 1066 is the first one because it is the higher number.
I know that 839 is the smallest because it is the lowest number and I look at the numbers before I answer the question.
Silver:
Harold II
Edward III
Edwy
Edward the elder
Alfred the great
Ethwelwulf
Gold:
Edward the elder I know this because elder is kind of like younger people.

1. Mrs Khatun

Thank you Janelle, You are right Edward the elder is his son because his reign is was next.

8. Zaeem J.

Gold
Edward the Elder is his son because his reign was the next.

1. Mrs Walker

Thank you for completing the challenges Zaeem but please could you explain your answer in more depth?

9. Welat M.

Bronze
1. Ethelwulf
2. Alfred the great
3. Edward the elder
4. Edwy
5.Edward III
6. Harold II
Ethelwulf was the first because he became king earlier then all of them.
Harold became last because he became king in 1066.
Silver:
Alfred the great 28 years.
Edward the elder 25 years.
Edward III 24 years.
Ethelwulf 17 years.
Edwy 4 years.
Harold 10 months.
Gold :
Edward the elder is Alfred the greats son because when his reign ended his started.

1. Mrs Khatun

Thank you Welat good work

10. Harrison S.

Ethelwulf
Alfred the Great
Edward the Elder
Edwy
Edward III
Harold II
Ethelwulf came first because his reign date was the earliest.
Harold II came last because his reign date was the latest.
Silver
Alfred the Great reigned the longest.
Harold II had the shortest reign.
Gold
Most likely to be Alfred the Greats son is Edward the Elder because he started his reign in 899 and Alfred the Great ended his reign in 899.

11. Meena B.

1. Ethelwulf
2.Alfred The Great
3.Edward The Elder
4.Edwy
5.Edward III
6.Harold II.
Ethelwulf started his reign at 839 which is really early.
Harold II stared his reign at 1066 which is really late.
Silver:
Alfred The Great: 28 years.
Edward The Elder:25 years.
Edward III:24 years.
Ethelwulf: 17 years.
Edwy:4 years.
Harold II:10 months.
Gold:
Edward The Elder could be Alfred The Great’s son because he was next in line to become a king.

12. Nma M.

Bronze:
Began
Ethelwulf 839
Alfred the great 871
Edward the elder 899
Edwy 955
Harold II January 1,066
Ended
Ethelwulf 856
Alfred the great 899
Edward the elder 924
Edwy 959
Edward III 1,066
Harold II October 1,066
Ethelwulf came first because his reign began in 839 . Harold came last because his ended in January 1,066 .
Silver
Alfred the great was 28 years old
Edward the elder was 25 years old
Edward III was 24 years old
Ethelwulf was 17 years old
Edwy was 4 years old
Harold II was 10 months
Gold:
Edward the elder was most likely to be Alfred the great’s son because he had the most years of reign, compared to their others.

13. Mrs Walker

Maryam, Alima and sabiha thank you for completing your challenges in your homework books.

1 Ethelwulf
2 Alfred
3 Edward
4 Edwy
5 Edward III
6 Harold II
I did them in this order because i looked at the number and saw wich one was lowest and biggest number.
Silver
Alfred the great
Edward the elder
Edward III
Ethelwulf
Edwy
Harold II

1. Mrs Sanders

Well done Madeeha! Can you have a go at the gold challenge?

15. Nicolas-Andrei M.

1.Ethelwulf.
2.Alfred the great.
3.Edward the elder.
4.Edwy.
5.Edward III.
6.Harold II.
Ethelwlf was first because he was born in the earlier year,839.
Harold II came last because he was born in the late year,1066.
Silver
1.Harold II.
2.Edward III.
3.Edwy.
4.Edward the elder.
5.Alfred the great.
6.Ethelwulf

1. Mrs Sanders

Well done Nicolas! How did you work out how long each king reigned for?

16. Zaynab M.

Bronze
The chronological order is
1. Ethelwulf
2. Alfred the great
3. Edward the elder
4. Edwy
5.Edward III
6. Harold II
Ethelwulf is first because he stated in 839.
Harold is last because he stated in 1066.
Silver
Ethelwulf
Alfred the great
Edward the elder
Dewy
Edward III
Harold II
Gold
Edward the elder turns out to be Alfred the great son .because Alfred is 839 and Edward is 871 .

17. Amelia A.

Bronze
Ethelwarf, Alfred, Edward,edy, Edward,Harold

Ethelwarf is first because the year he started is the smallest.

Harold is last because the year he started is the biggest

18. Muhammed G.

Bronze
Who reigned first?
Alfred the great
Ethelwulf
Edward the elder
Dewy
Edward lll
Harold ll

Silver
Alfred the great 28 years
Edward the elder 25 years
Edward the lll 24 years
Ethelwulf 17 years
Edwy 4 years
Harold ll 9 months

Gold
I think Edward the elder is most likely to be Alfred the greats son because his reign succeeded after his

1. Mrs Sanders

Well done Muhammed! How did you work out how long each king reigned for?

19. Aryan M.

Bronze
Ethelwulf
Alfred the great
Edward the elder
Edwy
Edward III
Harold II

Ethelwulf was first because he came the earliest 839.
Harold was last becausehe came just before the Norman’s.

Silver
Alfred the great
Edward the elder
Ethulful
Edward III
Harold II

Gold
Edward the elder was Alfred the greats son because Edward was king 899 the same year Alfred died.

1. Mrs Sanders

Well done Aryan! How did you work out how long each king reigned for?

20. Nihal P.

I have complete my work in my homework book.

1. Mrs Sanders

Thank you Nihal!

21. Arifa H.

Ethewulf, Alfred the great , Edward the elder,Edwy , Edward III , Harold II
Ethewulf is first because he started to reign before all the others
Harold is last because he reigned after the others
Silver-
Alfred=28 years Edward the Elder=25 years Edward III= 24 years Ethewulf=17 years and lastly edwy = 4 months
I worked this out by adding on notes.
Gold-
I this Alfred the greats son is Edward the elder
I know this because after Alfred the great reign it was Edward The Elder.

22. Amina H.

Bronze
1.Ethelwalf 839
2.Alfred the great 871
3.Edward the elder 899
4.Edwy 955
5.Edward lll 1042
6.Harold ll January 1066
Ethelwalf came first because he started 839BC.
Harold ll was last because he started 1066.
Silver
1Alfred the great (28years)
2Edward the elder (25year)
3Edward III(24year)
4Ethelwulf (17year)
5Edwy (4year)
6.Harold (9moth)
Gold
Alfred son is Edward the elder because he came King after Alfred the great.

23. Haarun M.

Bronze
Ethelwulf 839
Alfred the Great 871
899 Edward the Elder
Edwy 955
Edward III 1042
Harold II 1066
Ethelwulf came first. I know this because he came in 839 which was the earliest.
Harold II came last. I know this because he came in 1066 and no one else came after that from that list.

24. Minhaj A.

Bronze :
6. Harold II January 1066- October 1066.
Ethelwulf came first. I know this because it started the earliest date.
Harold came last. I know this because it started on the latest date.
Silver:
Afred the great ruled for 28 years.
Edward the Elder ruled for 25 years.
Edward III ruled for 24 years.
Ethelwulf ruled for 17 years.
Edwy ruled for 4 years.
Harold II ruled for 9 months.
Gold:
Alfred the Second son was Edward the elder. I know this because he was king the same year that Alfred the great died and the closest year.

25. Alzahra R.

Bronze:
Ethelwulf.
Alfred the great.
Edward the elder.
Edwy.
Edward III
Harold II
Ethelwulf came first because his reign began in 839 and Harold came last at Jan 1066.
Silver:
Alfred-28 years
Edward elder-25 years
Edward-24 years
Ethelwulf-17 years
Edwy-4 years
Harold-9 months

26. Alinna A.

Bronze
839
817
899
955
1042
1066
Silver
Ethelwulf was first because he stated in 1066.

Bronze
Ethelwulf
Alfred
Edward the elder
Edgy
Edward III
Harold II
Ethelwulf was first because he was born in year 839
Harold is last because he was born in January 1066
Silver
Alfred
Edward the elder
Edward III
Edgy
Harold II
Gold
Edward the elder is Alfreds son because he reigned after Alfred.

1. Mrs Sanders

Well done! How did you work out how long each king reigned for?

28. Ramandeep K.

Bronze
1.Ethelwulf
2.Alfred the great
3.Edward the elder
4.Edwy
5.EdwardIII
6.HaroldII
First was Etherwulf because his reign started in 839.
Last was HaroldII because he was born in January 1066.
Silver
First would be Alfred the great,then Edward the elder,EdwardIII,Etherwulf,Edwy and then HaroldII.

29. Anaya R.

Bronze:
Ethelwulf, Alfred the great, Edward the elder, Edwy, Edward III and Harold II. Ethelwulf came first because he started reigning in 839. Harold II came last because he started reigning in 1066.
Silver:
1. Alfred the great – 28 years.
2. Edward the elder – 25 years.
3. Edward III – 18 years.
4. Ethelwulf – 17 years.
5. Edwy – 4 years.
6. Harold II – 10 months.
Gold:
I think Alfred the great’s son is Edward the elder because Alfred the great stopped ruling in 899 and Edward the elder started ruling in 899.

Bronze
Ethelwulf 839
Alfred the Great 871
899 Edward the Elder
Edwy 955
Edward III 1042
Harold II 1066
Ethelwulf came first. I know this because he came in 839 which was the earliest.
Harold II came last. I know this because he came in 1066 and no one else came after that from that list.

Silver
Alfred the great reigned the longest at 28 years.
Edward the elder 25 years
Edward III 24 years
Ethelwulf 17 years
Edwy 4 years
Harold II reigned the shortest at 9 months.

Gold
Edward the elder is the most likely to be Alfred the Great’s son because Edward the Elder’s reign started in 899 which was when Alfred the Great’s reign ended.