# Resources by Cleave Books

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### Geometric Patterns

This resource contains many examples of different kinds of geometric pattern. The introduction begins with border patterns; simple patterns which are easily reproduced by students.

This is followed by examples of tile patterns. Geometric patterns 3 to 6 are concerned with cyclotomy; the division of a circle...

This resource contains two activities each containing a set of problems graduated in difficulty.

[b]Rectangles:[/b] Contains twenty seven questions requiring students to answer simple problems about the area and the perimeter of rectangles gradually becoming more challenging with questions such as find four...

### Mathematical activities

Mathematical Activities contains ten resources exploring a range of mathematical topics in a variety of contexts. Counting problems are explored, mathematics derived from the dartboard, dominoes, pentominoes and tangrams and useful examples useful for practise and understanding such as variations on the game of...

### Mensuration

This resource contains exercises requiring students to answer questions relating to the dimensions of the square, the circle, sectors of circles, the cube, the cylinder and the sphere. The resource begins with teacher notes to provide some additional background information.

Squares: Students...

### Miscellaneous

This resource contains six activities.

[b]Find[/b]: Contains twenty five questions requiring students to use number properties to find numbers which fit the required criteria. An example is: find three consecutive numbers which when multiplied together make 2184.

[b]Converting Units[/b]: Requires...

### Missing Numbers

This resource contains five activities in which students are presented with a situation in which a digit, a number or an operator is missing. Students are required to complete the calculation.

Missing Digits 1: Students are presented with a series of two digit column additions and...

### Pentominoes

This resource begins by exploring the different number of ways of making dominoes, trominoes, tetrominoes and pentominoes; shapes made from five squares. The resource contains 43 problems varying in difficulty exploring the properties and symmetries of pentominoes.

Students are required to make pentominoes...

### Su Doku

This resource gives an introduction to the Su Doku puzzle, guidance on how to solve the puzzles and a discussion on variations on the classic Su Doku puzzle. Classroom considerations are made and a historical background given before simple 4 by 4 puzzles are produced. There follows examples of 6 by 6 Su Doku...

### Tangrams

This resource begins with a description of what a tangram is and they can be used in the classroom, including a number of extensions and variations.

A step-by-step guide of how to produce a tangram is followed by several pages of challenges in the form of pictures for students to reproduce. Students are then...

### Teaching Resources on Line (TRoL)

This collection of materials were all produced by Frank Tapson for use in the mathematics classroom. The collection consists of two sub collections.

Exercises and Practice contains nine resources, each resource containing a number of activities which can be used in a variety of ways in the...