Secret Symbol

4

5

Place a symbol between the four and the five to get a number greater than four and less than five.

Decimal Point

A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day


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  • Transum,
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  • This starter is new this year. It has not yet been tested with a class of 'live' pupils so not really sure whether it is just too easy or whether it will have the desired effect of stimulating the pupils to come up with and test a number of different mathematical symbols between the four and the five. Please share your experiences of using this starter with 'live' pupils if you have time. Thanks.
  • Doug, NORWICH UK
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  • Good but very easy for some more able children. Some finished straight away.

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Answer

Decimal Point

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Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops?  This page was really designed for projection on a whiteboard but if you really want the students to have access to it here is a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments:

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However it would be better to assign one of the student interactive activities below.

Laptops In Lessons

Here is the URL which will take them to a different type of mathematical puzzle.

Transum.org/go/?to=thrice

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