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Odd One Out

  • Problem Solving Activities
  • Geometry and Measurement
  • Level One

list a number of properties that distinguish squares from circles from cubes from pentagons.

devise and use problem solving strategies to explore situations mathematically (guess and check, make a drawing, use equipment).

Russian Boxes

  • Units of Work
  • Geometry and Measurement
  • Level Five

In this unit a number of small boxes are produced (by folding), that fit inside one another like Russian dolls. Lengths are measured and areas and volumes are calculated in order to make scale comparisons.

Foil Fun

  • Units of Work
  • Geometry and Measurement
  • Level Two

In this unit students will be having hands-on experiences with three-dimensional solid shapes. They will investigate the features of solid shapes and learn the names for them. They will be introduced to making nets for 3D shapes.

ESOL Online.

Visit ESOL Online for a version of this unit designed to support students for whom English is an additional language.

New Kids on the Block

  • Units of Work
  • Geometry and Measurement
  • Level One

This unit is suited to a small class at a school where large building blocks and wood off-cuts are readily available. Asking students to construct objects affords a prime time to observe and listen to their language as they build. Using blocks is a powerful medium for improving students' perception of objects and encourages creativity.

Shape Explorers

  • Units of Work
  • Geometry and Measurement
  • Level One

In this unit students identify attributes of 2D shapes and describe sides and corners of these shapes. They are identifying and classifying shapes by name, number of sides and corners and will describe similarities and differences between shapes.

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