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.
Perform calculations involving negative numbers
Practise techniques for answering questions involving negative numbers.
Copy and complete the multiplication grid. The higher levels include negative numbers.
A little lateral thinking might help you solve this puzzle.
A number placing puzzle which, when solved, raises the notion of proof.
Some calculations are partly obscured. Work out what those calculations might be.
Four problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Estimate the lengths of four lines then add your answers together.
Start with 512. Halve it to get 256. Halve it to get 128. Continue as far as possible.
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.