Numeracy: maths in your head - lesson starters and enders

A compilation of whole class activities from SMILE intended for use as lesson starters or as part of a plenary session. The activities are categorised into five sections. Each section contains a number of activity ideas each consisting of a clear aim, a full description and suggested variations. The activity categories are addition and subtraction, mixed number, percentages, fractions and decimals, place value and types of number. A selection of resource sheets are included at the end of the book for use with the activities.

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Age5-7, 7-11
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Shelf referenceA 513.971 SMI
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