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Area Puzzles

Area Puzzles

5 fun Area and Perimeter Hidden Word / Spot the Mistakes Puzzles (and solutions) for Key Stage 2 (KS2) Year 5 and Year 6 and equivalents, which will also suit some early KS3. There's a puzzle for each of the following: Area of Squares and Rectangles, Perimeter of Squares and Rectangles, Area of Right-Angled Triangles and two further puzzles on Compound / Composite Shapes (2 star - more challenging plus a 1 star – less challenging). This resource is also available as part of an Area and Perimeter Activities BUNDLE, alongside Bingo / Lotto Games and Four in a Row Games: An engaging alternative to worksheets, these minimal preparation, ready-to-print puzzles make ideal starter, early finisher or homework activities. Designed in colour, they print fine in black and white too. To save on printing they could be laminated for completion with a whiteboard pen and kept for future years. Alternatively, put them in dry-erase plastic sleeves, meaning other pupils could use them later. Similar to codebreaker puzzles, a measure-related word is revealed after completing area or perimeter calculations. Each puzzle contains a grid. Within each box is a shape and a letter. Pupils circle any letters above incorrectly calculated areas or perimeters. Then they assemble letters from the circled boxes to reveal the hidden word. Puzzles can be completed individually or in pairs / groups. Pupils often forget or avoid checking their work for errors so it’s great to get them carefully checking in these puzzles. Spotting common errors may help them remember to check their own work and help them avoid common errors themselves. I have a growing collection of Maths and Literacy Hidden Word Puzzles, including this high-selling bundle, which includes more than 20 puzzles for Rounding, Multiplication, Negative Numbers and Fractions: Maths Puzzles These seasonal Mental Maths puzzles are also popular: Christmas Mental Maths Puzzles Halloween Maths Puzzles My Crossnumber Puzzle Packs are also popular, such as this one: Mental Maths Puzzles Year 5 / 6 Thank you for your interest in my resources. I would be grateful for a review if you get a moment. For engaging, time-saving printables and presentations to plan Primary Literacy / English, Maths / Numeracy and French lessons, please visit FullShelf Resources
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Area and Perimeter Spiders

Area and Perimeter Spiders

Six different "spiders" moving through rectangles, triangles, trapeziums, circles and compound shapes. These are designed to prevent students hgetting in to a rut when answering questions and to encourage discussion. Ideally used as starter or plenary but could be used as a set of questions to consolidate new learning.
alutwyche
Speed Distance Time

Speed Distance Time

6 differentiated Four in a Row / Connect Four style game boards for consolidation of Speed, Distance and Time calculations, to suit Upper Key Stage 2 (KS2) or early KS3 (originally designed for a Year 6 / Y6 class). This is a fun alternative activity to additional jotter / textbook work on this maths / numeracy topic, after pupils have been introduced to (or revised) the formulae D=SxT, S=D÷T and T=D÷S. ANSWER VERSIONS of all games are included. Contains a more simple (one star) and more challenging (two star) version for each of: Distance Travelled Average Speed Time Taken In addition to featuring generally more challenging calculations, the two-star versions of each require conversion between units in some cases. Print and laminate the boards for regular use. I recommend printing boards in A3 if possible (or enlarging them to A3 on the copier) but A4 will be okay too. Pupils work as pairs against pairs or one against one to get four correct answers in a row - horizontally, vertically or diagonally. They roll a die each time to find which column to pick a calculation from (the columns are numbered 1-6). If there are no calculations left in the column whose number they have rolled, they either skip a go or roll again (depending on the rules you have chosen). Pupils write their answers on the board with a whiteboard marker. They could either use a different coloured pen to record answers on the board or add an initial or symbol if using the same coloured pen as their opponent. I hope your students enjoy playing these games. What about this festive mental maths puzzle pack? Avoid adding to your workload at this busy time of year - simply print and photocopy: Christmas Mental Maths Puzzles Other popular KS2 Maths resources: You might be interested in my popular bundle of Hidden Word Puzzles for Rounding, Multiplication, Fractions and Negative Numbers: Maths Puzzles Multiplication / Division Bundle Angles / Symmetry Bundle Thank you for your interest in my resources. For many more engaging, time-saving printables, activities and presentations to plan Primary (and some Secondary) Literacy / English, Maths / Numeracy and French lessons, visit FullShelf Resources
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Functional Maths Level 2 Part 6

Functional Maths Level 2 Part 6

Six worksheets with mixed word problems on a variety of real life problems involving measuring capacity, volume, angles and distances. Draw probability spinners, design a box, investigate paper sizes, saving water, compare volumes of storage boxes and see how to fit small boxes efficiently into a large carton Illustrated with adult characters and includes written model answers. For more functional maths resources visit http://www.skillsheets.co.uk/FunctionalSkillsheets.co.uk For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop
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Estimating lengths

Estimating lengths

A lesson designed to help students estimate and select the appropriate unit of measure for various situations. It includes various whiteboards activities, as well as a 'hands-on' task as a main activity. All resources and worksheet are embedded in to the files.
MarvinS
Converting Metric Units of Measure

Converting Metric Units of Measure

The introduction / long starter involves a brief look at imperial and metric measures, including a video from Ted Ed and a (free) resource from Kangaroo Maths. The rest is focused on using ratio to convert metric measures by giving a clear and full picture of the metric system. Fluency and problem solving tasks included (all with answers). Some extra questions included from CIMT year 8 Unit 17 (also freely available).
nyima_drayang
Key Stage 2 CHRISTMAS NUMERACY BUNDLE

Key Stage 2 CHRISTMAS NUMERACY BUNDLE

This giant bundle of resources is everything a teacher needs in the busy Christmas period. There are a range of numeracy tasks to suit all abilities. The resources are bright, festive and fun while still covering NC requirements. They can be picked-up and put-down between other 'Christmas' activities and the children really enjoy completing them.
crigdon