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Maths/Stats Units

Maths/Stats Units



BAKING CAKES MEASUREMENT.pdf : [77 KB]

Using following a recipe as a context, students will have experiences in measuring volume and quantity and gain an appreciation of the necessity of accurate measurement in a real life context..

BIKE PICTOGRAPHS.pdf : [95 KB]

Using the context of learning to ride my bike as a way of exploring and using simple graphing techniques.

BASIC PICTOGRAPH WORKSHEETS

COUNTING AND GRAPHS.pdf : Subscription Only Download [430 KB]

Activities that encourage counting, recording, graphing and sharing using pictographs.

Website Video on Pictographs

Pictographs – Teacher Video Instructions

Pictograph Video

ESTIMATION.pdf : Subscription Only Download [85 KB]

Geometry and measurement, estimation, and ordering and comparing activities.

All Types of Measurement Activities

FIND THE DIFFERENCE.pdf : Subscription Only Download [127 KB]

FIND THE DIFFERENCE. (Mathematics on an Environmental Theme)

A student worksheet where students are asked to circle an animal or creature that is different from the other animals/creatures in the row.

GIVING DIRECTIONS.pdf : Subscription Only Download [76 KB]

In this lesson students will learn about giving directions: left; right; back; forward and making quarter turns. A compass is needed for second part of lesson – Reading Directions. Geometry – position and orientation based activities. Most suitable for Years 2–5+

DIRECTIONS AND LOCATIONS

GREATER THAN LESS THAN.pdf : Subscription Only Download [88 KB]

Fun activities that introduce young students to these two number concepts.

GREATER THAN/LESS THAN STUDENT WORKSHEETS

INTRODUCING SYMMERTRY.pdf : Subscription Only Download [96 KB]

Students begin to learn and identify symmetry in everyday objects around them and the line of symmetry. They also learn about the opposite concept to symmetry and identify asymmetrical objects that do not have this line.

LINE SYMMETRY VIDEO FOR KIDS

INTRODUCING SYMMETRY.pdf : Subscription Only Download [190 KB]

WHAT IS SYMMETRY? (Mathematics on an Environmental Theme)

A student worksheet that introduces young students to the concept of symmetry. Students are asked to draw through the line of symmetry using pictures of natural objects and animals. The worksheet concludes with finding the line of symmetry on man made objects and searching for other symmetrical objects around the school.

Website Supporting this Unit

Finding Symmetry in Nature

Pictures and Activities Suppoorting this unit on Pinterest.

Board One

Board Two

LEARNING ABOUT TIME.pdf : Subscription Only Download [86 KB]

Young students begin to explore the idea that it is important to be able to tell (count) the time and that there are many ways we can do this – including digital and analogue clocks.

LEARNING TO TELL THE TIME

HIP HOP AROUND THE CLOCK

TELLING THE TIME GAMES

LEARNING ROTATION.pdf : Subscription Only Download [217 KB]

What is rotation? Why is it important to know about and be able to demonstrate and understand rotation? Why is it important that we should all be able to understand the same ideas as everyone else about rotation?

LENGTH AND WEIGHT.pdf : Subscription Only Download [145 KB]

EXPERIMENTS WITH LENGTH AND WEIGHT (Mathematics on an Environmental Theme)

Students are challenged to estimate the distance around large tree trunks and find a way to check their estimations. They are next challenged to come up with other creative ideas they can use to measure around the trunks of trees.

Part two challenges students to estimate the comparitive weight of many natural objects and check out their estimations using a balance scale. The unit concludes with the students arranging pictures of many different animals in order from lightest to heaviest and being able to justify their arrangement.

MATHEMACTION.pdf : Subscription Only Download [85 KB]

MATHEMACTION

A unit where students use mathematics (statistics, measurement, counting…) to encourage and promote daily physical exercise.

MATHS PHYSED MONEY.pdf : Subscription Only Download [100 KB]

Students explore number strategies and use currency in a real-life counting situation. Lesson includes activities based on a physed theme.

Teaching Kids About Money

MATHS SHORTS 1 – Encouraging Mathematical and Statistical Thinking.pdf : Subscription Only Download [104 KB]

Ideas for keeping a daily tally based on normal classroom activities and comings and goings. Use a Number Train to develop mathematical thinking and questioning.

MATHS SHORTS 2 – Encouraging Mathematical and Statistical Thinking.pdf : Subscription Only Download [101 KB]

Great ideas for counting. Numbers are really interesting – we use them every day! Data bases are very useful. Number words are all around us.

COUNTING MONTESSORI VIDEO

Matching Number Symbol to Quantity.

MATHS SHORTS 3 – Encouraging Mathematical and Statistical Thinking.pdf : Subscription Only Download [93 KB]

Mathematical shapes are all around us. Students discover these in nature and man-made things. Counting what we pick up is fun. Real-life measurement topics allow us to make many interesting discoveries.

MONEY CHANGE.pdf : Subscription Only Download [87 KB]

Number strategies and knowledge activities where students use money (as counters) and introduce the concept of giving change.

MOST POPULAR PET.pdf : Subscription Only Download [86 KB]

Using pets as a topic, students collate information in tally form and then display their results in simple graphic form. A good introduction to the visual display of mathematical data.

PATTERN RELATIONSHIPS.pdf : Subscription Only Download [88 KB]

Activities to raise awareness of patterns that can be found inside the classroom, on their clothes and in nature. The unit develops the concept of recognising patterns and their relationships.

PIZZA FRACTIONS.pdf : Subscription Only Download [76 KB]

How can we divide up a pizza 'fairly' amongst friends. A context to introduce young students to the concept of fractions.

ONLINE FRACTION GAMES

PLAYING CARD ADDING AND SUBTRACTING.pdf : Subscription Only Download [92 KB]

Students play a fun game with playing cards that encourages addition and subtraction activities.

LIGHT BULB SUBTRACTION (SESAME STREET)

PEACOCK SUBTRACTION (SESAME STREET)

SESAME STREET ADDITION

THE ADDITION GAME

ONLINE SUBTRACTION GAMES

ONLINE ADDITION GAMES

PREPARING MATHS CARDS.pdf : Subscription Only Download [82 KB]

Students prepare simple maths cards involving number knowledge, equations and expressions, and patterns and relationships.

PROBABILITY.pdf : Subscription Only Download [83 KB]

Exploring the concept of probability using simple materials and everyday situations.

PROBABILITY FOR CHILDREN

PROBABILITY WITH COUNTERS.pdf : Subscription Only Download [99 KB]

A series of activities using coloured counters to help younger students understand probability and chance and develop and build up a suitable vocabulary to express the probability of a certain event happening.

READING DIRECTIONS.pdf : Subscription Only Download [79 KB]

In this lesson students will learn about reading directions: north, south, east and west. A compass is needed for the final part of this lesson. Position and orientation based geometry activities for years 2–5+.

SHAPES AND COLOURS.pdf : Subscription Only Download [76 KB]

Students sort objects by special features such as colour and shape. Further activities encourage being able to sort out shapes by observing the features that they have and/or do not have.

Do You Know These Shapes? (Video Link)

Shapes Worksheets

THE ART OF BAKING.pdf : Subscription Only Download [890 KB]

Maths, English and Cross Curricula ideas based on learning about and understanding baking.

Chelsea Baking for Kids

THE BIGGEST NUMBER.pdf : Subscription Only Download [555 KB]

Activities that challenge students to make the biggest number (100s, 10s and 1s) by introducing chance as a factor in the outcome.

THINKING ABOUT TIME.pdf : Subscription Only Download [93 KB]

Learning why being able to tell the time is an important skill to learn and applying this to an every-day household situation.

TELLING THE TIME ONLINE GAMES

MORE TELLING THE TIME ONLINE GAMES