Mathematical reasoning: activities for developing thinking skills
This resource from SMILE Mathematics contains 27 activities with full teacher's notes and answers.
The activities cover:
Integers, powers and roots: Some sums, Half time scores, Tower of Hanoi
Written methods: Largest product
Equations, formulae and identities: Number pyramids
Sequences, functions and graphs: Shapes and numbers, Up the stairs, Dots, Odd and even chains, 4 in a line, Boxing areas, Frogs puzzle, How many squares?
Geometrical reasoning: lines, angles and shapes: Mobius band, Wiggly tessellations, Without looking, Shapes from triangles, Painted cubes
Transformations: Shapes from squares, Symmetry investigation, Quarters, Tessellating pentominoes
Construction: Drawing integer triangles
Measures and mensuration: Origami boxes, Panorama, Polygons, Follow the path
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