Pack one of the Century Maths Themes series comprises three theme books, each containing two themes, accompanied by the corresponding teacher support pack. The themes are designed to complement the work covered in the Years Seven/Eight Focus books.
The themes are:
• School Fair/Festivals
The Theme books are totally different in structure in comparison with the Focus books. They provide an accessible source of activities which can be used in a variety of ways.
Although the themes differ in context, they contain many practical and group-based activities. Most can stand alone and there are suggestions in outline for other possibilities.
The collection is in the process of being completed, some files may not be available at present.
The Trees theme links to angles, beginning notions relating to trigonometry, length and area, scale drawing, compass directions, money, simple formulae graph work and decimals.
Felling the elm: using simple...
School Fair consists of opportunities for students to play and invent their own games. The mathematics used in this theme includes codes and puzzles, directions, frequency tables and charts, money, number operations, number patterns, probability, randomness, ratio, scheduling and...
This Teacher's Support Pack from Century Maths covers the six themes: Food, Animals, Trees, Neighbourhood, Festivals and School Fair.
The first part of the teacher support pack, in common with the other support packs, covers teaching issues such as approaches to problem solving, record keeping, equipment and...
The Food theme, from Century Maths covers decimals, factors and multiples, length and area, number patterns, surveys, percentages, probability, ratio and scale drawing using practical work and practical application of the mathematics.
How much space? - using...