For higher-attaining pupils:
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Here are some related resources in alphabetical order. Some may only be appropriate for high-attaining learners while others will be useful for those in need of support. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.
Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.
Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.
On a full page in the back of your exercise book draw a perfectly regular hexagon.
On a full page in the back of your exercise book draw a perfectly regular pentagon.
Find a trapezium, a triangle and a quadrilateral where all of the angles are square numbers.
Work out which aircraft are in danger of colliding from their positions and direction of travel. An exercise in understanding bearings.
The starter is a PowerPoint file containing a twenty question mental arithmetic test. It will advance from one question to the next automatically.
How many breaths have you taken in your lifetime?
Six calculations to perform without a calculator.
This activity requires eight students to sit non consecutively on a grid of chairs.
Is it possible to work out the perimeter of this shape if not all the side lengths are given?
Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.