Century Maths Themed Activity Books Pack 2

Pack two 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: • Patterns/Ourselves • Holidays/Traffic • Music/Connections 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. Note The collection is in the process of being completed, some files may not be available at present.


Music / Connections

The Music theme from Century Maths contains some ideas for linking music-making to length and area, directions, fractions, graphs and functions, maps and coordinates, money, number patterns, percentages, permutations, ratio, scheduling and time.

Music making - combinations and arrangements...

Theme Teacher’s Support Pack 2

This Teacher's Support Pack from Century Maths covers the six themes: Patterns, Ourselves, Holidays, Traffic, Music and Connections.

The first part of the Teacher's Support Pack, in common with the other support packs, covers teaching issues such as approaches to problem solving, record keeping, equipment...

Holidays / Traffic

Holidays theme links to directions, graphs, length and area, number operations, percentages, polygons, ratio, scale drawing, scheduling and time, 3-D modelling and weighing.

Holidays covers

Designing a model campsite: using nets, plans and 3-D models...

Patterns / Ourselves

Patterns covers the mathematical topics of angles, congruence, length and area, parallel lines, polygons, scale drawing, symmetry and tessellations.


Introduction: an exploration of patterns in the environment and different cultures.


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